This database contains 8 studies, archived under the term: "based"
Agitation in nursing home residents with dementia (VIDEANT trial): effects of a cluster-randomized, controlled, guideline implementation trial
Objective: To test the effect of a complex guideline-based intervention on agitation and psychotropic prescriptions.; Design, Setting, Participants: Cluster randomized controlled trial (VIDEANT) with blinded assessment of outcome in 18 nursing homes in Berlin, Germany, comprising 304 dementia patients.; Intervention: Training, support, and activity therapy intervention, delivered at the level of each nursing home, focusing […]
Can persons with dementia be engaged with stimuli?
Objectives: To determine which stimuli are 1) most engaging 2) most often refused by nursing home residents with dementia, and 3) most appropriate for persons who are more difficult to engage with stimuli. Methods: Participants were 193 residents of seven Maryland nursing homes. All participants had a diagnosis of dementia. Stimulus engagement was assessed by […]