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The effects of participation in leisure activities on neuropsychiatric symptoms of persons with cognitive impairment: a cross-sectional study

...BACKGROUND: People with cognitive impairment have been shown to engage in few structured activities. During periods of unoccupied time or boredom, these patients most likely manifest neuropsychiatric symptoms. OBJECTIVE:...

Using acupressure and Montessori-based activities to decrease agitation for residents with dementia: a cross-over trial

...Objectives: To explore the effectiveness of acupressure and Montessori-based activities in decreasing the agitated behaviors of residents with dementia.; Design: A double-blinded, randomized (two treatments and one control; three...

A randomized clinical trial of theory-based activities for the behavioral symptoms of dementia in nursing home residents

...Objectives: To test the main and interactive effects of activities derived from the Need-Driven Dementia-Compromised Behavior model for responding to behavioral symptoms in nursing home residents.; Design: Randomized double-blind...

The effect of music therapy compared with general recreational activities in reducing agitation in people with dementia: a randomised controlled trial

...Objective: This study aimed to compare the effects of music therapy with general recreational day activities in reducing agitation in people with dementia, residing in nursing home facilities.; Methods:...

A randomized cross-over controlled study on cognitive rehabilitation of instrumental activities of daily living in alzheimer disease

...Objective: The goal of the study was to investigate the effectiveness of a memory rehabilitation program to re-learn instrumental activities of daily living (IADLs) in patients with Alzheimer disease...

The study protocol of a cluster-randomised controlled trial of family-mediated personalised activities for nursing home residents with dementia

...their relationships. One-to-one structured activities have been shown to reduce BPSD and also improve the caring experience, but barriers such as a lack of resources impede the implementation of activities...

Using spaced retrieval and Montessori-based activities in improving eating ability for residents with dementia

...Objectives: To construct a training protocol for spaced retrieval (SR) and to investigate the effectiveness of SR and Montessori-based activities in decreasing eating difficulty in older residents with dementia.;...

Evaluation of personalised, one-to-one interaction using Montessori-type activities as a treatment of challenging behaviours in people with dementia: the study protocol of a crossover trial

...attention has been paid to nonpharmacological interventions which are associated with fewer risks. The aim of the current study is to test if personalised one-to-one interaction activities based on Montessori...

Mental and physical activities delay cognitive decline in older persons with dementia

...Dementia Rating ≥ 0.5). Exclusion criteria were being bedbound, audio/visual impairment, regular activity participation before study, or contraindications for physical or group activities.; Interventions: Homes were randomized into three conditions...

Technology-aided verbal instructions to help persons with mild or moderate Alzheimer’s disease perform daily activities

...These two studies extended previous research on the use of verbal instructions and support technology for helping persons with mild or moderate Alzheimer’s disease perform daily activities. Study I...

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