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  1. Dog handlers' experiences of therapy dogs' impact on life near death for persons with dementia

    Contributor(s):: Swall, A., Craftman, A., Grundberg, A., Wiklund, E., Valiaho, N., Hagelin, C. L.

  2. 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...

  3. An Animal-Assisted Intervention Study in the Nursing Home: Lessons Learned

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    | Contributor(s):: Lonneke G. J. A. Schuurmans, Inge Noback, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Marie-Jose Enders-Slegers

    AAI studies in the nursing home pose a specific set of challenges. In this article the practical and ethical issues encountered during a Dutch psychogeriatric nursing home AAI study are addressed with the aim of sharing our experiences for future researchers as well as AAI practitioners in...

  4. Photo-Elicited Conversations about Therapy Dogs as a Tool for Engagement and Communication in Dementia Care: A Case Study

    | Contributor(s):: Nordgren, L., Asp, M.

  5. Effects of Dog-Assisted Therapy on Social Behaviors and Emotional Expressions: A Single-Case Experimental Design in 3 People With Dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Perez-Saez, E., Perez-Redondo, E., Gonzalez-Ingelmo, E.

  6. Effectiveness of a Dog-Assisted Therapy Program to Enhance Quality of Life in Institutionalized Dementia Patients

    | Contributor(s):: Briones, M. A., Pardo-Garcia, I., Escribano-Sotos, F.

  7. Exposing the mechanisms underlying successful animal-assisted interventions for people with dementia: A realistic evaluation of the Dementia Dog Project

    | Contributor(s):: Ritchie, L., Quinn, S., Tolson, D., Jenkins, N., Sharp, B.

    2019Dementia (London)14713012198645051471-301210.1177/1471301219864505engSchool of Health and Life Sciences, University of the West of Scotland, South Lanarkshire, UK.School of Media, Culture and Society, University of the West of Scotland, South Lanarkshire, UK.Alzheimer...

  8. Engagement in elderly persons with dementia attending animal-assisted group activity

    | Contributor(s):: Olsen, C., Pedersen, I., Bergland, A., Enders-Slegers, M. J., Ihlebaek, C.

  9. Promoting mealtime function in people with dementia: A systematic review of studies undertaken in residential aged care

    | Contributor(s):: Fetherstonhaugh, D., Haesler, E., Bauer, M.

  10. Seeing a Brain Through an Other: The Informant’s Share in the Diagnosis of Dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Tessier, Laurence Anne

  11. Animal-Assisted Intervention and Dementia: A Systematic Review

    | Contributor(s):: Yakimicki, M. L., Edwards, N. E., Richards, E., Beck, A. M.

  12. Effects of dog-assisted intervention on quality of life in nursing home residents with dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Karefjard, A., Nordgren, L.

  13. How nature can be used to create a therapeutic outdoor environment

    | Contributor(s):: Carol Davis

  14. More research needed on animal-assisted interventions in dementia

    | Contributor(s):: Rapp, M. A.

    2017Evid Based Nurs202601367-653910.1136/eb-2016-102602engDepartment of Social and Preventive Medicine, Sport and Health Sciences, University of Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany.text

  15. The Effectiveness of Using Therapeutic Dog Program on the Elderly with Dementia in Nursing Homes of Taiwan

    | Contributor(s):: Ming-Lee Yeh

    Purpose: This research was to develop and to evaluate a canine animal assisted therapy program in Taiwan.Methods: Based on the concept of animal assisted therapy (AAT), this program included two stages. Based on a quasi-experimental research design, 58 elder residents with dementia in nursing...

  16. 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...

  17. Behavioral responses of nursing home residents to visits from a person with a dog, a robot seal or a toy cat

    | Contributor(s):: Thodberg, K., Sorensen, L. U., Videbech, P. B., Poulsen, P. H., Houbak, B., Damgaard, V., Keseler, I., Edwards, D., Christensen, J. W.

    Previous studies suggest that contact with dogs can positively affect the wellbeing of elderly people in nursing homes, but there is a lack of research investigating the causal pathways of these effects. One such pathway may relate to the behavioral responses of the elderly when interacting with...

  18. 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...

  19. 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,...

  20. 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...