print

Studies

Schneider & Coppinger (1971): study US 1969

Publication

Author(s):
Schneider, F.W.; Coppinger, N.W.
Title:
Staff-Resident Perceptions of the Needs and Adjustment of Nursing Home Residents.
Source:
Aging and Human Development, 1971, Vol. 2, 59 - 65

Investigation

Public:
Chronically impaired males, living in nursing home, USA, 196?
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 20
Non Response:
51% unobtainable, because of incapacity or inability to understand.
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face
Structured interview

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Clinical rating by 16 staff members on the basis of lasting face to face contact.

".......happiness and satisfaction with past and present life......"
(full question to raters not reported)

Rating scale not reported
Classification:
O-HP-g-rc-?-0-a
Author's label:
Life satisfaction
Error estimates:
Reliability: Validity: Interjudge agreement: W = +.24 (001)

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Cooperation with staff in nursing homes Behavior in institution Adjustment to life in nursing homes Adjustment to old-age inventories Cooperation with staff in nursing home Compliance to leaders Misperception of Ss needs by staff Quality of staff in institution Satisfaction with life_A Adjustment to old-age inventories Satisfaction with life_B Adjustment to old-age inventories Satisfaction with life_C Adjustment to old-age inventories Adjustment to life in nursing home Behavior in institution