Characteristics associated with lower activity involvement in long-term care residents with dementia

Debra Dobbs, Jean Munn, Sheryl Zimmerman, Malaz Boustani, Christianna S. Williams, Philip D. Sloane, Peter S. Reed

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Abstract

This article describes the characteristics associated with activity involvement in 400 residents with dementia in 45 assisted living facilities and nursing homes. Activity involvement was related to family involvement in care and staff encouragement, after adjusting for resident age, gender, race, cognitive and functional status, and comorbidity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)81-86
Number of pages6
JournalGerontologist
Volume45
Issue numberSPEC. ISS. 1
StatePublished - Oct 2005
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Assisted living
  • Nursing homes
  • Residential care

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aging

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Dobbs, D., Munn, J., Zimmerman, S., Boustani, M., Williams, C. S., Sloane, P. D., & Reed, P. S. (2005). Characteristics associated with lower activity involvement in long-term care residents with dementia. Gerontologist, 45(SPEC. ISS. 1), 81-86.