Nursing home elderly. Social-environmental factors.

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1. Independence, cohesion, and functional health are related to well-being in elderly nursing home residents. 2. Nursing home residents may not criticize staff due to fear of a withdrawal of support. 3. Social support provided by visitors outside the nursing home may decrease the need for social support from sources inside the nursing home.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)13-20
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of gerontological nursing
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 1992
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)
  • Gerontology


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