|Acacia Nursing Home research study: major concepts, 163–169; methodology, 3–4|
|Activities of daily living (ADLs), 69–70, 145|
|Admission to Acacia Nursing Home: admission day: assistance from staff, 105–106; emotional reactions of residents, relatives, and friends, 106–113; events, 105–111; recommendations from caregivers, 106; admission process recommendations of relatives and friends, 106, 118; admission reasons, 164; application process, 98–100; emotional reactions to application process, 107–108, 117–118; first family member in a nursing home, 164–166|
|Allied health services: cultural competence, 153; occupational therapists, 114; workforce issues for allied health care providers, 153|
|Alternatives to nursing home placement: available services, 69–70, 156–158, see home care; characteristics of an enriching and fulfilling community care system, 155; implications of structural lag, 24, 70, 101–102, 154, 163, 168— 169; need for alternatives is a [public issue,] 162; On Lok Senior Health Services, 157–158; policy issues, 154; problems that may arise if community-based services are expanded, 155–156; rationales for making alternatives available, 153–155|
|Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders Association, 72, 150|
|Andersen, M. and P. H. Collins, on [shifting the center,] 10–12, 159— 160; Collins on the influence of oppressive social structures on relationships of women of color, 127|
|Anthropological and sociological research studies about nursing homes, 136–145|
|Antonucci, T., and H. Akiyama: convoy theory, 30, 128, 133|
|Assisted living facilities, 145|
|Biopsychosocial needs of residents and relatives, 157|
|Biopsychosocial perspective, 79, 101, 149|
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Publication information: Book title: Caring for Our Elders: Multicultural Experiences with Nursing Home Placement. Contributors: Particia J. Kolb - Author. Publisher: Columbia University Press. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 2003. Page number: 185.
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