An Experimental Geriatric Group Home

By Eloise Rathbone-McCuan, Stephen Eller

Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA), March 1976

This article outlines a study that examines two geriatric intermediate care facilities. The study analyzes and compares the two facilities in order to determine which of the two possesses the most comprehensively effective practices. From this analysis, the authors determine that many inpatients are being prescribed incorrect treatments. Using the results and patient data from the two institutions, the author is able to recommend a medically relevant group residency model for treating elderly patients. In Journal of Jewish Communal Service, 52:3

Topic: Institutional Care, Aging, Study, Elderly

Name of Publication: Journal of Jewish Communal Service

Volume/Issue: Vol. 52/No. 3

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Genre: Article

Coverage: Maryland , United States

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Rathbone-McCuan, Eloise. Eller, Stephen. An Experimental Geriatric Group Home. Journal of Jewish Communal Service. Jewish Communal Service Association of North America (JCSA). March 1976: http://www.bjpa.org/Publications/details.cfm?PublicationID=526


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