From the New York Times Archives 1986,

by Joseph Lelyveld

“But the idea behind Strandlund has become the centerpiece of advanced Danish thinking on the care of the aged. And that idea -summed up in the term ”self determination” – is the antithesis of the nursing home (it is, in fact, illegal to operate nursing homes for profit in Denmark). The aim is to enable old people to remain in their own homes and eventually to die in them, unless advanced senility makes it impossible.”

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Published by Residential Forum

The Residential Forum is to promote the achievement of high standards of care and support for children and adults living in residential care and nursing homes, supported housing, residential schools and colleges, hospices and hostels. It contributes to improving the quality of service to the public. Members of the Forum are people of standing and experience drawn from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as some who can speak for service users and carers.

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