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Improving quality of life of older adults living in a long-term care facility
Enino Nocolia Izu (author)Nancy Jokinen (Thesis advisor)University of Northern British Columbia College of Arts, Social, and Health Sciences (Degree granting institution)Glen Schmidt (Committee member)Leslie Webb (Committee member)
Master of Social Work (MSW)
Number of pages in document: 60
Over half of the residents in long-term care have a diagnosis of dementia. Maintaining a good quality of life is important, as there is no cure for dementia. Quality of life may be used as a standard for caregiving and, as a framework for practice to enhance service provision. The purpose of this four month practicum was, to explore quality of life as seen and experienced by residents living with dementia in long-term care, factors that influence quality of life, as well as the approaches used to improve quality of life. ...
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