Sexual Relationships

Let's talk about sex

Let's talk about sex

Sexual expression should be sanctioned and rightly belongs in residential healthcare settings. Sexual rights should not be subject to change based upon age, place of residence, sexual preference or the decision making of others, whether an older adult living in the community, a resident in a nursing home or a tenant in assisted living.

Caution prevents nursing home residents from enjoying sexual relationships, investigators say

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Nursing home residents often are deprived of consensual sexual relationships due to concern for resident safety and a lack of sufficient formal policies dealing with these relationships, new research finds.