This database contains 3 studies, archived under the term: "motivation"
Nursing home resident outcomes from the Res-Care intervention
Objectives: To test the effectiveness of a restorative care (Res-Care) intervention on function, muscle strength, contractures, and quality of life of nursing home residents, with secondary aims focused on strengthening self-efficacy and outcome expectations.; Design: A randomized controlled repeated-measure design was used, and generalized estimating equations were used to evaluate status at baseline and 4 […]
Video programming for individuals with dementia: assessing cognitive congruence
The effect of cognitively congruent video programming on attentional engagement, as measured by the average look duration and the proportion of the video viewed, was examined among long-term care facility residents with Alzheimer’s disease. Over a 2-week period, 24 residents viewed 4 cognitively congruent videos and 1 control video (ie, a recorded episode of a […]
How Can we provide better services for demented nursing home residents suffering from apathy?
Behavioural and psychological symptoms of Dementia include agitation, depression and apathy. Apathy is a common condition and a major challenge especially in nursing home residents. The development of a brief intervention for nursing home residents combining physical activation and reminiscence therapy in order to reactivating apathic residents and increasing their quality of life will be […]