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Author Moore, Keith Diaz.

Title Designing a better day : guidelines for adult and dementia day services centers / Keith Diaz Moore, Lyn Dally Geboy, and Gerald D. Weisman
Published Baltimore : J. Hopkins University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 201 pages) : illustrations
Contents ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction: Setting the Stage for a Better Day""; ""Adult Day Centers: An Emerging Place Type""; ""Some Important Terms""; ""How This Book Is Organized""; ""PART I. CREATING AWARENESS""; ""1. Putting ADCs in Context""; ""The Historical and Societal Origins of ADCs""; ""Adult Day Services Today""; ""Character Profiles of Three Common Day Centers""; ""2. The Social/Spatial Structure Approach: Diagnostic Patterns in ADCs""; ""Pattern Seeking""; ""Patterns and Places""; ""Diagnosing Prevalent ADC Types""
""3. The Experiential Approach: Attributes of Place Experience""""A Vocabulary of Place Experience""; ""Attributes of Place Experience""; ""Experiencing ADCs""; ""Conclusion""; ""PART II. INCREASING UNDERSTANDING""; ""4. ADCs, Places, and Systems""; ""A Model of Place""; ""The Placemaking Process""; ""Conclusion""; ""PART III. TAKING ACTION""; ""5. The Process of Adult/Dementia Day Center Development""; ""A Guiding Image: Your Project Vision""; ""Where to Operate? Site Criteria""; ""Moving from Vision to Project Concept""; ""Conclusion""
""6. Determining Feasibility of an Adult/Dementia Day Center Project""""Financial Feasibility Statement: The Pro Forma""; ""Needs Assessment: If You Build It, Will They Come?""; ""7. Developing an Activity Program""; ""Valuing Strengths, Abilities, and Challenges""; ""Giving the Activities Program Direction: Strategic Orientations""; ""Life as Activity""; ""Health and Rehabilitation""; ""Choreographing the Daily Program""; ""Conclusion""; ""8. Prescriptive Patterns to Facilitate Life as Activity""; ""Integrating Program and Setting""; ""Realm of Activity: Coming and Going""
""D""""e""; ""f""; ""g""; ""h""; ""i""; ""j""; ""k""; ""l""; ""m""; ""n""; ""o""; ""p""; ""r""; ""s""; ""t""; ""u""; ""v""; ""w""; ""z""
""Realm of Activity: Walking and Exploring""""Realm of Activity: Daily Life Activities""; ""Realm of Activity: Cooking and Dining""; ""Realm of Activity: Being Outside""; ""Conclusion""; ""9. Prescriptive Patterns to Facilitate Health and Rehabilitation""; ""Realm of Activity: Personal Care: Toileting""; ""Realm of Activity: Personal Care: Bathing""; ""Realm of Activity: Physical and Health Support Activities""; ""Conclusion""; ""10. Evaluating Adult/Dementia Day Centers as Places""; ""Conclusion""; ""People""; ""Program""; ""Physical Setting""; ""References""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Adult day care centers -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Adult day care centers -- United States -- Design and construction.
Dementia -- Patients -- Services for -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Older people -- Services for -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Geboy, Lyn Dally, 1961-
Weisman, Gerald D.
LC no. 2006002643
ISBN 0801884152 (paperback; alk. paper)
0801888913 (electronic bk.)
9780801884153 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780801888915 (electronic bk.)