Staff Reports of Behavioral Expressions of Persons with Dementia in 250 Assisted Living Communities.
Assisted living (AL) residents with dementia commonly exhibit behavioral expressions (BEs), yet no study has examined how AL staff perceive of and respond to BEs in terms of the "ABC" model of antecedents, behaviors and consequences, or how perceptions relate to organizational characteristics. Understanding staff perceptions may inform interventions.
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Dobbs, D., Zimmerman, S., Carder, P., Beeber, A. S., & Palmertree, S. J. (2021). Staff Reports of Behavioral Expressions of Persons with Dementia in 250 Assisted Living Communities. The Gerontologist, gnab059. https://doi.org/10.1093/geront/gnab059