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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|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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