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From The Fanlight Collection
Freedom of Sexual Expression: Dementia and Resident Rights in Long-Term Care Facilities
Produced by Hebrew Home for the Aged, Research Division
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film stillNarrated by Anne Meara, FREEDOM OF SEXUAL EXPRESSION looks at sexuality and intimacy as basic human rights that should not be denied simply because the person has a level of decreased cognizance and lives in a nursing home. The video tastefully shows various sexual expressions, the effect of those expressions on the residents and those around them, and methods to allow freedom of sexual expression while maintaining a comfortable environment for other residents and staff.

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FREEDOM OF SEXUAL EXPRESSION also: gives staff members effective strategies to deal with inappropriate sexual behaviors; encourages family members to understand and respect their loved one's continued need for intimacy; provides sample policies and procedures on residents' rights regarding sexual expression and physical protection.

Looks at sexuality and intimacy as basic human rights for those living with a decreased cognizance in a nursing home.

17 minutes / Color
Release: 2002
Copyright: 2002

For colleges, universities, government agencies, hospitals and corporations

This DVD is sold with a license for institutional use and Public Performance rights.

Subject areas:
Aging, Fanlight Collection, Health Care Issues, Health Issues, Human Sexuality, Sex & Sexuality

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