The Gerontologist, Vol 34, Issue 2 261-266, Copyright © 1994 by The Gerontological Society of America
Coming together for change: workshops for women in the nursing home
J Lee and MB Carr
Oregon State University, Corvallis 97331.
A series of therapeutic and educational workshops were conducted with women
nursing home residents with the twin goals of improving self- esteem and
self-reliance, and facilitating community building and networking.
Alongside these workshops were nursing home staff trainings whereby staff
were encouraged to articulate their needs and those of resident women in