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Using Talking Mats to support communication in persons with Huntington’s disease

...Background: Many individuals with Huntington’s disease experience reduced functioning in cognition, language and communication. Talking Mats is a visually based low technological augmentative communication framework that supports communication in...

Quantitative analysis of formal caregivers’ use of communication strategies while assisting individuals with moderate and severe Alzheimer’s disease during oral care

...This cross-sectional observational study examined formal caregivers’ use of task-focused and social communication strategies while assisting individuals with moderate and severe Alzheimer’s disease residing in a long-term care facility...

Effects of a creative expression intervention on emotions, communication, and quality of life in persons with dementia

...study was to test the effect of a storytelling program, TimeSlips, on communication, neuropsychiatric symptoms, and quality of life in long-term care residents with dementia.; Methods: A quasi-experimental, two-group, repeated...

Memantine and functional communication in Alzheimer’s disease: results of a 12-week, international, randomized clinical trial

...bid), the functional communication abilities of patients with AD (MMSE range: 10-19) were assessed using the Functional Linguistic Communication Inventory (FLCI; primary measure). Two combined subscales (Social Communication and Communication...

Effect of a human-type communication robot on cognitive function in elderly women living alone

...robot on cognitive function in elderly women living alone.; Material/methods: In this study, 34 healthy elderly female volunteers living alone were randomized to living with either a communication robot or...

Sustained effects of once-daily memantine treatment on cognition and functional communication skills in patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease: results of a 16-week open-label trial

...The present study evaluated the effects of once-daily memantine (20 mg) treatment on cognition and communication in patients with moderate to severe Alzheimer’s disease (AD). In a multicenter, single-arm...

Development and evaluation of a training program for nursing home professionals to improve communication in dementia care

...problems and strategies in the communication with dementia patients and the communication with colleagues. The effectiveness of the intervention was tested in a controlled training study using a multiple control...

The effect of videophone communication (with skype and webcam)for elderly patients with dementia and their caregivers

...We conducted an intervention study to clarify how effectively videophone (Skype) was used in the communication for elderly patients with dementia cared at home and their caregivers. For a...

Memory and communication support strategies in dementia: effect of a training program for informal caregivers

...Background: People with dementia have a range of needs that are met by informal caregivers. A DVD-based training program was developed using research-based strategies for memory and communication in...

Effects of a psychological group intervention on neuropsychiatric symptoms and communication in Alzheimer’s dementia

...Results: After 6 months, the treatment group showed clear, partly significant improvement of anxiety, agitation, aggression, and apathy as well as social communication, emotional competence and activity levels relative to...

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