A comparison of verbal communication and psychiatric medication use by Greek and Italian residents with dementia in Australian ethno-specific and mainstream aged care facilities

Susannah Jane Runci, Barbara Eppingstall, Daniel O'Connor

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Abstract

Older migrants with dementia and limited English language proficiency in residential care may have unmet needs for social interaction. This project compared verbal communication and prescribed psychiatric medication of Greek and Italian residents with dementia in ethno-specific and mainstream residential care.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)733 - 741
Number of pages9
JournalInternational Psychogeriatrics
Volume24
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

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