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  1. Paro-hyljerobotti mahdollistamassa ikääntyvän muistisairaan ihmisen kommunikaatio- ja vuorovaikutustaitoja

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    | Contributor(s):: Juulia Mourujärvi, Anna Ruuskanen

    Ikääntyneiden määrä kasvaa ja sen myötä myös muistisairaiden ihmisten määrä lisääntyy. Muistisairauden edetessä ihmisen kommunikaatio ja vuorovaikutus muuttuu, minkä vuoksi hän tarvitsee tukea...

  2. Mögliche Effekte der tiergestützten Therapie bei Menschen mit Demenz : Umsetzung dieses Ansatzes in der Ergotherapie

    | Contributor(s):: Sarah Hauser, Erika Kuster

    Ziel: In dieser Bachelorarbeit geht es darum, mögliche Effekte von tiergestützter Therapie auf älteren Menschen mit Demenz aufzuzeigen und mögliche Ansätze für die Ergotherapie anhand des Lifestyle Performance Models darzustellen.Hintergrund: Durch den...

  3. La Teràpia Assistida amb Animals com a tractament de la simptomatologia associada a la demència: disseny d'un estudi experimental

    | Contributor(s):: Joana Gassó i Jordán

    El nombre de persones afectades de demència no para d’incrementar-se. Els afectats, a més dels símptomes cognitius i el deteriorament funcional, sovint pateixen simptomatologia psicològica i conductual associada. Conforme va avançant la malaltia aquesta...

  4. Maneig dels símptomes psicològics i conductuals de la demència en persones institucionalitzades: disseny d'una intervenció de teràpia assistida amb gossos

    | Contributor(s):: Danae Montañés Bernad

    L’envelliment de la població comportarà un gran augment en la prevalença de demències, i més en pacients institucionalitzats. Les repercussions de la malaltia, que no només afecten la persona, sinó també l’entorn sociofamiliar,...

  5. Robots sociales y animales en la terapia de personas con demencia avanzada

    | Contributor(s):: Meritxell Valentí Soler

    Las personas con demencia pueden padecer trastornos de comportamiento que disminuyen su calidad de vida y aumentan el coste de su cuidado y el desgaste de su cuidador. La terapia con animales desde hace años se conoce como beneficiosa para reducir dichos síntomas. Los robots...

  6. Animal-assisted intervention as health promotion for elderly persons with dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Christine Olsen

    Dementia is an increasing health concern for old people, their families, and their social and health care providers. A range of health care services is needed for persons with dementia, ranging from home-based services, respite care (e.g. attending a day-care centre), to residential care at a...

  7. Evaluation of animal welfare in dogs working with animal assisted interventions for elderly people with dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Borghild Njaerheim Barstad

    Animal assisted interventions (AAI) have a beneficial effect on human health, but little research is done on the impact this kind of work has on the animals involved. The aim of this study is to evaluate the welfare of dogs working with AAI for elderly people with dementia during a period of 12...

  8. A systematic mapping review of animal-assisted therapies for adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias : implications for occupational therapy

    | Contributor(s):: Michelle Rose

    The objective of this thesis was to map the current state of knowledge of animal-assisted therapies (AAT) for people with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (ADRD) and to derive implications for occupational therapy in addressing dementia-specific quality of life (QoL). This study...

  9. Hästar som terapi inom humanvården : hälsoeffekter och risker

    | Contributor(s):: Andersson, Daniela

  10. Médiation animale et troubles psycho-comportementaux de la démence : évaluation en unité de vie protégée

    | Contributor(s):: Colney, Laëtitia

  11. Human Animal bond within the context of dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Beckmann, Antje

  12. Dog-assisted Therapy for Older People with Dementia: A Randomised Controlled Trial in Residential Aged Care Facilities

    | Contributor(s):: Perkins, Jacqueline

  13. The effects of animal assisted therapy on the quality of life of elders with dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Sellers, Debra M.

  14. The human animal bond : the effects of animal assisted therapy on communication of senior citizens with dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Torgerson, Leasa

  15. Management of agitation in individuals with Dementia: An animal-assisted therapy approach

    | Contributor(s):: Karen L. Tanner

    Dementia is not a natural and normal part of aging, but rather a symptom of a disease process. Most individuals with dementia experience emotional distress or behavioral problems best summed up by the term agitation. Approximately 90% of individuals with dementing illnesses demonstrate problem...