An international definition for "nursing home"
SourceJournal of the American Medical Directors Association, 16, 3, (2015), pp. 181-184
Article / Letter to editor
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Journal of the American Medical Directors Association
SubjectRadboudumc 1: Alzheimer`s disease DCMN: Donders Center for Medical Neuroscience
There is much ambiguity regarding the term "nursing home" in the international literature. The definition of a nursing home and the type of assistance provided in a nursing home is quite varied by country. The International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics and AMDA foundation developed a survey to assist with an international consensus on the definition of "nursing home."
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