Web Sites

 

LONG-TERM CARE IMPROVEMENT GUIDE
http://www.residentcenteredcare.org/Pages/Individual%20and%20Community%20Life-systems.html

 

This website provides systems for getting to know residents better.

 

PALLIATIVE DEMENTIA CARE RESOURCES
www.pdcronline.org

 

This site, created by Polisher Research Institute and funded by the Farber Family Foundation, guides professional and family caregivers to news, educational materials, and organizations related to palliative care for individuals living with advanced dementia.

 

 

DEMENTIA DESIGN INFO
http://www4.uwm.edu/dementiadesigninfo/

 

 

This database is a tool for professionals engaged in planning, design, administration, professional care, and research related to nursing home facilities for people with dementia. Professionals can look up design features by space and user need to see state-of-the-art comments about the advantages and disadvantages of each.

 

Related Projects:
A Computer Based Environmental Design Lexicon for Dementia Care
Principal Investigator: Kimberly Van Haitsma
Period: 2003-2004
Funded by: Extendicare Foundation

 

An Environmental Design Lexicon for Dementia Care
Principal Investigator: Kimberly Van Haitsma
Period: September 2000 - February 2003
Funded by: Alzheimer's Association

 

Related Publication: Diaz-Moore, K., Van Haitsma, K., Curyto, K., Saperstein, A. (2003). A pragmatic environmental psychology: A metatheoretical inquiry into the work of M. Powell Lawton. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 23, 471-482.


 

 

 

TECHNOLOGY FOR LONG TERM CARE
www.techforltc.org

 

 

This database of technologies is designed for professionals engaged in the planning, design, administration, professional care, and research in long-term care settings. Each entry in the database includes descriptive information about the product including price, special features, and manufacturer contact information.

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