Assisted Living for the Aged and Frail: Innovations in Design, Management, and Financing

Assisted Living for the Aged and Frail: Innovations in Design, Management, and Financing

by Victor Regnier, Jennifer Hamilton, Suzie Yatabe
     
 

ISBN-10: 0231082762

ISBN-13: 9780231082761

Pub. Date: 06/08/1995

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Combining gerontology with architecture, the authors have developed the new concept of "assisted living," which offers a much needed and desirable alternative to traditional nursing homes or informal board-and-care arrangements.

Overview

Combining gerontology with architecture, the authors have developed the new concept of "assisted living," which offers a much needed and desirable alternative to traditional nursing homes or informal board-and-care arrangements.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780231082761
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
06/08/1995
Pages:
243
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

Foreword vii
Preface ix
Acknowledgments xii
Defining Assisted Living
1(26)
Developing the Project Concept
27(19)
Designing the Physical Environment
46(46)
Managing a Therapeutic Environment
92(46)
Financing Construction and Ongoing Operations
138(29)
Seven Case Studies
167(50)
Design, Management, and Financing Directives
217(36)
References 253(6)
Index 259

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