Behavioral Caregiving for Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury Living in Nursing Homes: Developing a Practice Model
McLean, Alison M., Koppang, Jill, Journal of Theory Construction and Testing
Caring for individuals with traumatic brain injury (TBI), many of whom display difficult behaviors, presents a significant challenge to nursing home caregivers. Many of the behavioral caregiving strategies developed for other nursing home residents, such as those with dementia, are not effective for individuals with TBI. Many types of behavioral interventions are effective for adults with TBI in other settings, such as specialized rehabilitation or community support programs, but these interventions may not be feasible within the context of a nursing home. Guided by the approach of a realist review, the authors sought to identify which TBI behavioral interventions may be …
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Publication information: Article title: Behavioral Caregiving for Adults with Traumatic Brain Injury Living in Nursing Homes: Developing a Practice Model. Contributors: McLean, Alison M. - Author, Koppang, Jill - Author. Journal title: Journal of Theory Construction and Testing. Volume: 14. Issue: 1 Publication date: Spring 2010. Page number: 17+. © Not available. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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