This database contains 53 studies, archived under the term: "Long Term Residential Care without medically trained staff"
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Faith-based cognitive behavioral therapy: easing depression in the elderly with cognitive decline
Minimizing depression in residential aged care facilities is a formidable challenge but doing so may improve quality of life and protect against dementia. A pilot project with residents with cognitive decline and concurrent depression tested the suitability of a faith-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) intervention in reducing participant levels of depression, offering promising results.;
The efficacy of nonpharmacological treatment for dementia-related apathy
Objective: To determine the usefulness of a formal, structured, nonpharmacological treatment for apathetic dementia patients.; Patients and Methods: A controlled, cross-over, randomized, simple-blind, multicentre clinical trial. A total of 146 institutionalized or day care dementia patients with a stage 1 or 2 Clinical Dementia Rating, with no significant motor or sensory problems, or with rapidly […]
A pilot usability study of MINWii, a music therapy game for demented patients
MINWii is a music therapy game for the renarcissization of demented patients. It lets players improvise or play songs of their choice by pointing at a virtual keyboard with a Wiimote Pistol. We present the results of a three-month usability study we conducted with 7 institutionalized patients suffering from mild to moderately severe Alzheimer’s disease […]