Day care for persons with dementia: the impact of the physical environment on staff stress and quality of care.

Journal Article

This study considers the impact of the physical environment on work-related stress and quality of care in a day care center that integrates demented people and other frail elderly persons. The researcher examined positive and negative differences before and after the program moved to a new, improved facility. Implications for facility design and other program characteristics are discussed.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Lyman, KA

Published Date

  • August 1, 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 29 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 557 - 560

PubMed ID

  • 2521118

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1758-5341

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0016-9013

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/geront/29.4.557

Language

  • eng