Key Determinants of Life satisfaction amongst residents of Manufactured Homes - Lessons to be learnt

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Woodbridge, Sandra
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2001
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A perusal of the media will see a proliferation of advertisements for manufactured homes or mobile homes as they are sometimes known. These advertisements usually include testimonials from residents describing how the move to a relocatable home has enhanced the quality of life or life satisfaction of the individuals. Similar testimonials are used to describe the positive effect a move to a retirement village will have on the quality of life of older people. Bowling(1991) describes quality of life as a combination of personal health status and social well being. Other writers include measures such as the interaction with social and community health and functional status and the ability of the individual to "achieve a satisfactory social situation within the limits of perceived physical paper will compare quality of life data collected during a study of the residents of relocatable/manufactured home parks with similar studies conducted with residents of retirement villages and with the literature

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Australasian Journal on Ageing Vol 20.3 Supplement 1 Sept 2001

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