'I accept it [staff assistance]; no choice': an ethnographic study of residents' attitudes towards mobility within nursing homes

Janice Taylor, Jane Sims, Terrence Peter Haines

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Background: Mobility contributes to the quality of life and independence of residents in nursing homes. To perform resident-centred mobility care, staff need to understand residents physical capacity and perspectives of care. Aims and objectives: The aim of the study was to explore residents perspectives of intrinsic factors influencing their mobility and associations between these factors with a view to informing resident mobility care practice improvements.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)258 - 268
Number of pages11
JournalInternational Journal of Older People Nursing
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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