WHAT THIS MEANS FOR YOU: In this study, undergraduate nursing students implemented a 6-week Fall Prevention Care Management intervention for 25 residents in two AL communities. The intervention included individualized care using motivational interviewing and behavioral change related to fall prevention, as well as helping residents reflect on their perceptions of fall prevention. Qualitative analysis suggested that individualized support improved residents’ opinions of the intervention and facilitated participation for residents at high risk of falls.
Journal of Nursing Care Quality
Background Care interactions are verbal or nonverbal interactions between staff and residents during social or physical care activities. The quality of care interactions could be positive, negative, or neutral. Purpose The purpose of this study was to examine the resident- and facility-level factors associated with the care interactions in assisted living (AL). Methods Regression analysis […]