Journal for Nurses in Professional Development
March 1999, Volume 15 Number 2 , p 75 -
Patient education can play a key role in quality long-term care, but is often an under-developed resource. Potential challenges related to the older adult population, staffing patterns, and setting are described. Topics, strategies, and resources are provided to promote patient education for older adults and their families.
Keywords: Gerontology, Long term care, Patient education.