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Title: The Social Contact Received by the Residents of Rural Nursing Homes: Visiting in the New England Area of New South Wales
Contributor(s): Parmenter, G  (author)
Publication Date: 2005
Open Access: Yes
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Abstract: Visiting is Important: it maintains family ties, provides contact with the outside world, and provides staff with an insight into the residents' personality and life history. Implications: residents placed in facilities which are within 15 kilometres of members of their primary family group, transport to the nursing home be shared, nursing homes become more integrated into their local communities.
Publication Type: Conference Publication
Conference Name: Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) 38th National Conference, Surfers Paradise, November, 2005
Conference Details: Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) 38th National Conference, Surfers Paradise, November, 2005
Source of Publication: Exploring the Meaning of Ageing through Practice, Policy and Research: Proceedings of the Australian Association of Gerontology (AAG) 38th National Conference, p. 1-11
Publisher: AAG: Australian Association of Gerontology
Place of Publication: Sydney, Australia
Field of Research (FOR): 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
HERDC Category Description: E2 Non-Refereed Scholarly Conference Publication
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