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Impact of care settings on residents’ functional and psychosocial status, physical activity and adverse events

Background: Internationally, as the number of older adults increases, different types of care settings are evolving to address the care needs of this growing group of individuals.

Aims and objectives: The purpose of this study was to describe and compare clinical outcomes of residents with moderate to severe cognitive impairment living in residential care facilities (RCFs) and nursing homes (NHs).

Design: This was a secondary data analysis that included data from two studies testing a Function-Focused Care for Cognitively Impaired (FFC-CI) Intervention.

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