Monday, May 24, 2010

Not Surprising: Suicide Rates Higher In Nursing Facilities Than In Community Settings

This is hardly surprising – community settings are more comfortable, generally, than nursing facilities. It’s also good to see an article, however brief, that notes that issues such as depression should be looked into.
Suicide rates for seniors climb in Italian nursing homes, assisted living
A new study of seniors in long-term care facilities in Italy found that seniors in assisted living and skilled nursing facilities are more likely to commit suicide than their community-dwelling counterparts. more

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