Author: Marleen L Leermakers (1)
A pilot exploration of the effect of designated Function Focused Care on mobility, functional dependence and falls frequency in Dutch nursing home residents.Geriatr Nurs 2017 Nov - Dec;38(6):573-577. Epub 2017 Jun 12.Eva S van der Ploeg, Marleen L Leermakers
In recent years, there has been a gradual change in nursing home care from care providers doing as many things as possible for residents to a philosophy where patients are encouraged to become more involved in their care and activities of daily living. Function Focused Care (FFC) is a methodology to stimulate the involvement of residents on a daily basis that has shown to be safe and effective in improving ADL-functioning. We implemented FFC in four nursing homes with 53 residents.
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