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Pharmacotherapy of Persons with Dementia in Long-Term Care in Australia: A Descriptive Audit of Central Nervous System Medications
( Bentham Science Publishers , 2017 , Article)
BACKGROUND: Neuropsychiatric symptoms of dementia are often treated through the prescription of one or more psychotropic medications. However, limited efficacy and potential harmful side-effects has resulted in efforts ...
Levels of physical activity and sleep patterns among older people with dementia living in long-term care facilities: A 24-hour snapshot
( Elsevier , 2017 , Article)
Objectives To objectively measure over a 24-hour period the daytime and nighttime levels of physical activity and sleep patterns of older people with dementia living in long-term care facilities. Study design Nested ...
Effect of a robotic seal on the motor activity and sleep patterns of older people with dementia, as measured by wearable technology: A cluster-randomised controlled trial
( Elsevier , 2018 , Article)
Abstract ObjectivesThe robotic seal, PARO, has been used as an alternative to animal-assisted therapies with residents with dementia in long-term care, yet understanding of its efficacy is limited by a paucity of research. ...