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Keeping elderly people moving in old people's homes
Author(s)Helen Ransome
Corporate AuthorCentre for Policy on Ageing - CPA
PublisherCPA, London, 1981
Pages44 pp (Homes Advice broadsheet, no 7)
KeywordsMobility ; Care homes.
AnnotationAdvice to staff of homes on the particular problems which make it so difficult to keep elderly people active. A section on the importance of walking and ways in which care assistants can encourage it also covers choosing, measuring for, maintaining and teaching residents how to use the most frequently needed walking aids. There are also guidelines on the appropriate use of wheelchairs. The broadsheet briefly discusses old age and decreasing mobility. (KJ).
Accession NumberCPA-930629016 P
ClassmarkC4: KW

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