Research institutes affiliated with nursing homes: Strengths and developmental issues

Jiska Cohen-Mansfield, M. Powell Lawton, Cheryl Riskin

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Abstract

The United States currently has about 15 research institutes or departments affiliated with nursing homes, and several others are under consideration. This paper summarizes the results of a short survey of these research institutes. The advantages for both the nursing home and the researcher of having a research institute in a nursing home are discussed as well as some of the problems that emerge from this combination.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411-416
Number of pages6
JournalThe Gerontologist
Volume30
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1990
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Long-term care
  • Research in nursing homes

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