This database contains 10 studies, archived under the term: "Zeitschrift Für Gerontologie Und Geriatrie"
Preventing disruptive behavior of nursing home residents
Disruptive behavior is an increasing challenge for professional care in nursing homes. It frequently accompanies dementia, which is one of the most common chronic illnesses among the residents. Nursing homes are, therefore, subject to a high accumulation of problems due to behavior with risk potential. However, usual nursing interventions are often limited to restrictions in […]
The influence of Nintendo-Wii® bowling upon residents of retirement homes
The few studies dealing with the positive effects of health and well-being of older people are only one-sided. The aim of the study therefore was to analyze the effects of Nintendo-Wii® bowling on daily function, state of dementia, quality of life, cognition and motor skills in retirement home inhabitants. The study was performed with 27 […]
Effect of increased social support on the well-being of cognitively impaired elderly people
Social relationships are an important factor for maintaining life satisfaction in elderly people. Little is known, however, about the influence of increased social support towards the well-being of cognitively impaired people. This is why two comparative studies in Switzerland and Austria, with 84 cognitively impaired individuals (aged between 65 and 98) with in-patient treatment, used […]