The increased number of elderly persons who will become cognitively impaired in the near future is a cause for concern to all in the health care professions.
Even though the final determination of incapacity and incompetency is a legal decision, input from health care professionals is weighed heavily by courts.
Health care professionals is weighed heavily by courts.
Health professionals can have influence at the clinical level and also at the level of influencing social policy.
Nurses rely on input from the assessments of informal caregivers.
This research was conducted to determine guardians' perceptions of important criteria on the Incompetency Assessment Scale.
Mots-clés Pascal : Trouble cognition, Vieillard, Homme, Autonomie, Perception sociale, Attitude, Milieu familial, Critère, Aide thérapeutique, Incompetency Assessment Scale Maslow
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Cognitive disorder, Elderly, Human, Autonomy, Social perception, Attitude, Family environment, Criterion, Therapeutic assistance, Incompetency Assessment Scale Maslow
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 92-0184322
Code Inist : 002B18E. Création : 199406.