Special care units are nursing home areas dedicated to providing care for patients with dementia. This article describes the characteristics of individuals with dementia who need long-term care, outlines the reasons special care units were created, and discusses issues regarding their regulation.
"Special Care Units: History, Regulation, and Criticism,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor:
3, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol4/iss3/6