Functional Outcomes of Nursing Home Residents in Relation to Features of the Environment: Validity of the Professional Environmental Assessment Protocol
Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 06/22/2012
Slaughter SE et al. – Specific dimensions of the nursing home environment reduced the hazard of walking disability, whereas others reduced the hazard of eating disability. Modifying specific features of nursing home environments may reduce disability in nursing home residents with dementia. The 5–point Professional Environmental Assessment Protocol (PEAP) scale is able to discriminate between nursing home environments as well as the 13–point scale.