Published in AIDS Weekly and Law, December 4th, 2008
They are also a way to give nursing home residents some privacy for sexual expression, according to Kansas State University aging experts.
"By law you can't always lock a room, but you can offer residents some privacy," said Gayle Doll, who directs K-State's Center on Aging.
She said semi-private rooms pose a problem for nursing home residents who want to engage in sexual activity, either alone or with a partner. That's why two of the center's researchers are looking at ways to make nursing home staff more comfortable accommodating the sexual needs of residents.
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