Debra Jean Dobbs
Affiliation: University of South Florida
- The relationship between psychiatric disorders and the ability to age in place in assisted livingDebra Dobbs
School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 14:613-20. 2006..This article explores individual and facility-level characteristics associated with discharge from RC/AL to NH with particular attention to persons with a psychiatric disorder...
- Hospice attitudes among assisted living and nursing home administrators, and the long-term care hospice attitudes scaleDebra Jean Dobbs
University of South Florida, School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida 33620, USA
J Palliat Med 9:1388-400. 2006..To examine the attitudes of residential care/assisted living (RC/AL) and nursing home (NH) administrators toward hospice and to assess facility and administrator characteristics related to those attitudes...
- An ethnographic study of stigma and ageism in residential care or assisted livingDebra Dobbs
School of Aging Studies, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL 33620, USA
Gerontologist 48:517-26. 2008..This study explored aspects of stigmatization for older adults who live in residential care or assisted living (RC-AL) communities and what these settings have done to address stigma...