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Modification of the Physical Environment to Support People With Dementia (Dementia)

Summary A systematic review investigates the efficacy of physical environment-related strategies for supporting everyday activities in people living with dementia: Full Text Link Reference Woodbridge, R. Sullivan, MP. [and] Harding, E. [et al] (2018). Use of the physical environment to … Continue reading

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Telecare for Older People in Adult Social Care (King’s College London)

Summary The UTOPIA Project, conducted by King’s College London (and partners), surveyed English local authorities on their use of assistive technology and telecare to support older people. It investigates a conundrum: “An important context to the study was an earlier, … Continue reading

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Enhanced Exercise and Cognitive Programme Ineffective for Delirium Reduction in Hospitalised Patients (BMJ Open)

Summary A randomised controlled trial was conducted to see if a programme of progressive resistance exercise, mobilisation and orientation might help to prevent delirium in older hospitalised patients. Delirium was measured using the Confusion Assessment Method. The intervention programme had … Continue reading

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How Dementia-Friendly Is Each Ward? The EHE Assessment Tool (King’s Fund, Enhancing the Healing Environment)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary Relatively inexpensive and straightforward changes to the design of health care environments can enhance the wellbeing of people with dementia, … Continue reading

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Developing Supportive Design for People with Dementia: Design Principles (King’s Fund, Enhancing the Healing Environment)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary These design principles have been assembled as a practical resource to help organisations develop dementia-friendly health care environments. The overarching … Continue reading

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