This database contains 5 studies, archived under the term: "assessments"
Concord grape juice supplementation and neurocognitive function in human aging
Polyphenol compounds found in berry fruits, in particular flavonoids, have been associated with health benefits including improvement in cognition and neuronal function with aging. Concord grape juice contains polyphenols, including anthocyanins and flavanols, and previous research has shown improvement in a number of human health conditions with grape juice supplementation. In the current study, older […]
Cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) for people with dementia–who benefits most?
Background: The efficacy of cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) has been demonstrated, but little is known about the characteristics of people with dementia, which may predict a more positive response to CST. This study sought to investigate which factors may predict response to CST.; Methods: Two hundred and seventy-two participants with dementia took part in a […]
Non-pharmacological management of behavioural symptoms in nursing homes
Background: Behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) are often reported in institutions for the elderly.; Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of a staff education intervention to manage BPSD in older people with a diagnosis of dementia.; Methods: The trial was conducted in 16 nursing homes; 306 patients with a diagnosis of dementia and presenting […]