Head Nurse as Key Informant: How Beliefs and Insti..., 1995

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Title
Head Nurse as Key Informant: How Beliefs and Institutional Pressures Can Structure Dementia Care
Date
1995
Material Type
Book Chapter
Creator/Author
McLean, Athena, Department of Sociology, Anthropology & Social Work
Additional Contributors
Perkinson, Margaret
Publisher
Westport, CN: Bergin & Harvey
Copyright
Copyright 1995 by Westport, CN: Bergin & Harvey. In accordance with Title 17 of the United States Code, Copyright Law of the United States of America, this material is copyrighted, and any further reproduction or distribution is prohibited without the permission of the copyright owner. Reproduced with permission of ABC-CLIO, LLC.
Subject
Dementia -- Nursing; Dementia -- Patients -- Long-term care; Nursing homes -- Administration;
Description
The purpose of this chapter is to describe how the head nurse of one dementia unit of a nursing home conceptualized her professional health care mission and to explore the multiple contextual pressures that helped to shape the management style and approach she developed to accomplish it.
Source
McLean, Athena, and Perkinson, Margaret. The Head Nurse as Key Informant: How Beliefs and Institutional Pressures Can Structure Dementia Care in The Culture of Long Term Care: Nursing Home Ethnography. J. Neil Henderson and Maria Vesperi, editors. 1995 Westport, CN: Bergin & Harvey. 127-148.
Language
English
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