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REDUCING AGITATION IN LONG-TERM CARE: A VIRTUAL REALITY INTERVENTION FOR DEMENTIA
As the Baby Boom generation ages, the number of older adults with a form of dementia (or major neurocognitive disorder) will rise. Agitation behaviors are frequently associated with dementia, which can have negative ...
COLORADO COGNITIVE ASSESSMENT (CoCA): DEVELOPMENT OF A SCREENING TOOL THAT PROVIDES PROCESS INFORMATION AND IS SCORED USING MODERN PSYCHOMETRICS, The
Author(s):Gurnani, Ashita Shyam
Early and accurate diagnosis of dementia is imperative for patients’ overall wellbeing and improved quality of life. Current cognitive screening tools lack sufficient diagnostic accuracy to consistently diagnose mild and ...
Attributions and symptom reports of cognitive impairment : testing the symmetry rule in caregiver therapy clients
Author(s):Anderson, Lindsay Nichole
Family caregivers (CGs) have a key role in early problem identification for persons with cognitive impairment because CGs are more likely than the persons with the impairment to see symptoms and respond to them by seeking ...
Finding your way home : a shadow box intervention to improve wayfinding in dementia care
Author(s):Jay, Allison A.
When dementia care residents experience difficulty locating their bedrooms, it creates problems for residents and staff. Previous research suggests that hanging items outside individual bedrooms can help facilitate room ...