Fostering Relationships in Long-Term Care – March CARE Connections

Relationships are the basis of person-centered care. How can they be fostered in long-term care environments? Read the February issue of CARE Connections, the monthly newsletter of the School of Nursing’s Center for Aging Research and Education, to learn how Tonya Roberts’ research addresses these questions.

Here’s an excerpt:

“You’re rolled in at the start of this structured activity,” says Roberts. “Whether it’s singing or music or bingo or whatever, you get involved in that activity immediately. You don’t have the opportunity to interact with the people around you. As soon as the activity’s over, there’s an effort by staff to get everyone out of the room and back to where they came from.”

This month’s CARE Connections also includes a profile of CARE Affiliate Kristen Pecanac, information about the summer service learning course “Community supports for people with dementia,” plus news relevant to older adult health.

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This post was authored by Diane Farsetta Farsetta on 03/26/2019.