Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home

The complexities of sexual behavior in residential aged care

  • Linda McAuliffe (a1) and Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh (a1)

Abstract

  • An abstract is not available for this content so a preview has been provided below. Please use the Get access link above for information on how to access this content.

Copyright

Corresponding author

References

Hide All
Aguilar, R. A. (2017). Sexual expression of nursing home residents: systematic review of the literature. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 49, 470477. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12315.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2017). Australia’s Welfare 2017: in brief. Australian Government/Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Retrieved from https://www.aihw.gov.au/reports/australias-welfare/australias-welfare-2017/contents/table-of-contents; accessed 20 November 2019.
Bauer, M., Fetherstonhaugh, D., Tarzia, L., Nay, R. and Beattie, E. (2014). Supporting residents’ expression of sexuality: the initial construction of a sexuality assessment tool for residential aged care facilities. BMC Geriatrics, 14, 82. doi: 10.1186/1471-2318-14-82.
Di Napoli, E. A., Breland, G. L. and Allen, R. S. (2013). Staff knowledge and perceptions of sexuality and dementia of older adults in nursing homes. Journal of Aging and Health, 25, 10871105. doi: 10.1177/0898264313494802.
Doll, G. A. (2013). Sexuality in nursing homes: practice and policy. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 39, 3037. doi: 10.3928/00989134-20130418-01.
Elias, J. and Ryan, A. (2011). A review and commentary on the factors that influence expressions of sexuality by older people in care homes. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 20, 16681676. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2010.03409.x.
Haesler, E., Bauer, M. and Fetherstonhaugh, D. (2016). Sexuality, sexual health and older people: a systematic review of research on the knowledge and attitudes of health professionals. Nurse Education Today, 40, 5771. doi: 10.1016/j.nedt.2016.02.012.
Harris-Kojetin, L., Sengupta, M., Lendon, J. P., Rome, V., Valverde, R. and Caffrey, C. (2019). Long-term care providers and services users in the United States, 2015–2016. National Center for Health Statistics Vital Health Statistics, Series 3, Number 43.
International Longevity Centre – UK (2011). The last taboo: a guide to dementia, sexuality, intimacy, and sexual behaviour in care homes. London: Author. Retrieved from https://ilcuk.org.uk/the-last-taboo-a-guide-to-dementia-sexuality-intimacy-and-sexual-behaviour-in-care-homes/; accessed 20 November 2019.
Kamel, H. K. and Hajjar, R. R. (2003). Sexuality in the nursing home, part 2: managing abnormal behaviour – legal and ethical issues. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 4, 203206. doi: 10.1097/01.JAM.0000073961.02891.33.
Lester, P. E., Kohen, I., Stefanacci, R. G. and Feuerman, M. (2016). Sex in nursing homes: a survey of nursing home policies governing resident sexuality. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 17, 7174. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2015.08.013.
Mahieu, L.et al. (2016). Nurses’ knowledge and attitudes toward aged sexuality in Flemish nursing homes. Nursing Ethics, 23, 605623. doi: 10.1177/0969733015580813.
McAuliffe, L., Bauer, M., Fetherstonhaugh, D. and Chenco, C. (2015). Assessment of sexual health and sexual needs in residential aged care. Australasian Journal on Ageing, 34, 183188. doi: 10.1111/ajag.12181.
McAuliffe, L., Bauer, M., Fetherstonhaugh, D. and Chenco, C. (2016). Education of residential aged care staff regarding sexuality and sexual health in later life. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 25, 883885. doi: 10.1111/jocn.13179.
McAuliffe, L., Fetherstonhaugh, D. M. and Bauer, M. (2018). Sexuality and sexual health: policy in Australian residential aged care. Australasian Journal on Ageing (ePub ahead of print). doi: 10.1111/ajag.12602.
Prince, M.et al. (2014). Dementia UK: update second edition – overview. Report produced by King’s College London and the London School of Economics for the Alzheimer’s Society. Retrieved on 20th November 2019 from http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/59437/
Roelofs, T.S.M., Luijkx, K. G. and Embregts, J.C.M. (2015). Intimacy and sexuality of nursing home residents with dementia: a systematic review. International Psychogeriatrics, 27, 367384. doi: 10.1017/S1041610214002373.
Shuttleworth, R., Russell, C., Weerakoon, P. and Dune, T. (2010). Sexuality in residential aged care: a survey of perceptions and policies in Australian nursing homes. Sexuality and Disability, 28, 187194. doi: 10.1007/s11195-010-9164-6.
Syme, M. L., Lichtenberg, P. and Moye, J. (2016). Recommendations for sexual expression management in long-term care: a qualitative needs assessment. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 72, 24572467. doi: 10.1111/jan.13005.
Villar, F., Fabà, J., Serrat, R., Celdrán, M. and Martinez, T. (2019). Sexual harassment from older residents at long-term care facilities: is it really part of the job? International Psychogeriatrics, 32, 325–333. doi: 10.1017/S1041610219001431.

The complexities of sexual behavior in residential aged care

  • Linda McAuliffe (a1) and Deirdre Fetherstonhaugh (a1)

Metrics

Full text views

Total number of HTML views: 0
Total number of PDF views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

Abstract views

Total abstract views: 0 *
Loading metrics...

* Views captured on Cambridge Core between <date>. This data will be updated every 24 hours.

Usage data cannot currently be displayed.