This presentation will describe a practical strategy to address sexuality in the nursing home setting, particularly among patients with disabilities and cognitive deficits. Then, through presentation of cases, participants will be guided in applying this framework to devise a strategy for assuring appropriate sexual expression in the nursing home.
Discuss issues related to consent and capacity in long-term care residents with cognitive impairment, including assessment of intention, risks, and exploitation
Identify relevant issues to be addressed in cases concerning sexual expression (including, but not limited to legal, consent, health, practical, staff involvement, privacy, etc.)
MD, MPH, CMD,
County of San Diego, Health and Human Services, Edgemoor DP SNF