The use of creative activities in dementia in residential aged care facilities in Australia : a cross-sectional study

Pappne Demecs, Ilona (2015) The use of creative activities in dementia in residential aged care facilities in Australia : a cross-sectional study. Masters by Research thesis, Queensland University of Technology.


This thesis provides the first inquiry into the use of creative activities in dementia care in residential aged care facilities in Australia. The study used descriptive method design, incorporating a mix of quantitative and qualitative approaches to explore the incidence and the characteristics of these activities from the carers' perspective. Information about the use of creative activities and the appreciation of these activities by residents and carers is essential to the provision of dementia care and treatment to improve the quality of life of people with dementia.

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ID Code: 82146
Item Type: QUT Thesis (Masters by Research)
Supervisor: Beattie, Elizabeth, O'Reilly, Maria, & Fielding, Elaine
Keywords: dementia, creative activity, residential aged care facilities, quality of life, engagement, Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Institutes > Institute of Health and Biomedical Innovation
Current > Schools > School of Nursing
Institution: Queensland University of Technology
Deposited On: 23 Mar 2015 07:05
Last Modified: 08 Sep 2015 06:27

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