This database contains 7 abstracts archived under the term: "queensland"
Objectives: This study sought to explore the effect of the family involvement in care (FIC) intervention on family and staff well-being over a nine-month period in a long-term care (LTC) facility providing dementia care.; Method: A quasi-experimental design with randomised allocation of two LTC sites but not the participants was employed. Family caregivers (n = […]
Objectives: This study, as part of a larger programme of research, sought to investigate the effect that participation in a 40-min live group music programme, involving facilitated engagement with song-singing and listening, three times a week for eight weeks, had on agitation and anxiety in older people with dementia.; Methods: A randomized cross-over design, with […]
This randomized controlled trial investigated the effect of live music on quality of life and depression in 47 older people with dementia using the Dementia Quality of Life and Geriatric Depression Scale. The control/reading group reported higher mid-point feelings of belonging than the music group (F(1, 45) = 6.672, p < .05). Sub-analyses of >or= […]
AIM: To explore the effects of a dementia-specific, aquatic exercise intervention on behavioural and psychological symptoms in people with dementia (BPSD). METHOD: Residents from two aged care facilities in Queensland, Australia, received a 12-week intervention consisting of aquatic exercises for strength, agility, flexibility, balance and relaxation. The Psychological Well-Being in Cognitively Impaired Persons Scale (PW-BCIP) […]
Objective: To compare the diagnostic accuracy of the interRAI Acute Care (AC) Cognitive Performance Scale (CPS2) and the Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE), against independent clinical diagnosis for detecting dementia in older hospitalized patients.; Design, Setting, and Participants: The study was part of a prospective observational cohort study of patients aged ≥70 years admitted to four […]
This pilot study aimed to compare the effect of companion robots (PARO) to participation in an interactive reading group on emotions in people living with moderate to severe dementia in a residential care setting. A randomized crossover design, with PARO and reading control groups, was used. Eighteen residents with mid- to late-stage dementia from one […]
Aim: To describe the development and psychometric properties of the KICA (Kimberley Indigenous Cognitive Assessment) Screen.; Methods: A short 10-item version of the KICA, the KICA screen was developed from original data of 363 Aboriginal people. The KICA Screen was subsequently independently validated in a non-random sample of 55 people living in Northern Queensland.; Results: […]
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