This database contains 5 studies, archived under the term: "acceptability"
Background: Intervention studies testing the efficacy of cardiorespiratory exercise have shown some promise in terms of improving cognitive function in later life. Recent developments suggest that a multi-modal exercise intervention that includes motor as well as physical training and requires sustained attention and concentration, may better elicit the actual potency of exercise to enhance cognitive […]
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: The beneficial role of exercise as a treatment approach in Huntington’s disease (HD) has support from both preclinical work and small-scale studies; however, there have been no controlled studies of gym-based exercise in people with HD. This phase 2 randomized trial (ISRCTN 59910670) assessed feasibility, safety, acceptability, and benefit of a structured […]
Purpose: The Tailored Activity Program (TAP) is a home-based occupational therapy intervention shown to reduce behavioral symptoms and caregiver burden in a randomized trial. This article describes TAP, its assessments, acceptability, and replication potential.; Design and Methods: TAP involves 8 sessions for a period of 4 months. Interventionists identify preserved capabilities, previous roles, habits, and […]
Objective: To investigate the feasibility, acceptability and potential efficacy of group exercise for residents in care homes.; Design: Exploratory cluster randomized controlled trial.; Setting: Five randomly selected care homes in South Birmingham, UK.; Participants: Fifty-six care home residents (mean age 84.5, 71% female), 39 (70%) with cognitive impairments.; Intervention: Two homes (n = 28) were […]
Background: Assistive technology and telecare (ATT) are relatively new ways of delivering care and support to people with social care needs. It is claimed that ATT reduces the need for community care, prevents unnecessary hospital admission, and delays or prevents admission into residential or nursing care. The current economic situation in England has renewed interest […]
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