This database contains 6 studies, archived under the term: "multisensory"
Multisensory stimulation to improve functional performance in moderate to severe dementia–interim results
Dementia is a growing problem worldwide and interventions to effectively manage and promote function are urgently required. Multisensory environments (MSEs) have been used extensively with people with dementia; however, no studies have been conducted to explore the efficacy of sensory stimulation on functional performance. This study explores to what extent multisensory stimulation influences functional performance […]
The effect of multisensory stimulation on persons residing in an extended care facility
Background: Non-pharmacological interventions, such as multisensory stimulation environments (MSSE), have demonstrated the ability to reduce inappropriate behavior among individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.; Methods: In this study, we compared the incidences of problematic behavior among individuals with Alzheimer’s disease residing in a long-term care facility who were and were not exposed to an MSSE. Retrospective data […]
Use of multisensory environments in the home for people with dementia
The purpose of this pilot study was to explore the feasibility and effectiveness of using multisensory environments (MSE) in the home of people with dementia. A qualitative research design was used, which included semi-structured interviews and self-rated caregiver observation checklists. Field notes and audio recorded interviews were transcribed for data analysis. Data were reduced and […]