The effectiveness of meaningful occupation interventions for people living with dementia in residential aged care: a systematic review protocol

Catherine Travers, Margaret MacAndrew, Sonia Hines, Maria O’Reilly, Elaine Fielding, Elizabeth Beattie, Deborah Brooks

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Abstract

What is the effectiveness of meaningful occupation interventions for people living with dementia in residential aged care facilities (RACFs)?

More specifically, the objectives are to identify:

The effectiveness of interventions based on engaging residents of RACFs who have dementia in meaningful occupation (activities that have meaning for the individual) on: quality of life, behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) (such as agitation, aggression, depression, wandering, apathy, etc.), mood, function, cognition, and sleep.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)87-99
Number of pages13
JournalJBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • dementia
  • interventions
  • residential aged care facilities

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