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The environment in long-care facilities (Nursing home) decrease the possibilities to move independent !

Move independent is essential for an optimal living quality for elderly at home but that is also the case for elderly living in a long-care living institution. There the environment has a crucial part, certainly when the power is decrease. Everyone agree with this, but act us on the right way? In this article we have visit an lot of rooms and see chair, toilet, douche and bed to look of standing up and stand was optimal possible with an optimal support. Regrettable the opposite was the reality on this moment. The work space of the nursing staff was always the first priority and create situation that the independency for the resident wasn’t possible.

Author(s): Jan van de Rakt

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