Written in English
|Statement||by Lynn L. Hall.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||90 leaves, bound ;|
|Number of Pages||90|
Nursing home residents spend a large majority of their day unoccupied. This has been linked to a decline in their physical, behavioral, and cognitive functioning, as well as their quality of life. 1 More specifically, verbal and physical agitation have been directly correlated with understimulation in this population. 2–4 In long-term care settings, problem behaviors were shown to increase Cited by: We recruited 20 participants from special care units in two nursing homes, divided equally with 10 participants from each facility. The nursing homes were not-for-profit, had an average of certified beds, and had staffing levels that averaged nursing hours per resident per day. Participant characteristics are presented in Table by: Assisting cognitively impaired residents with bathing can be arduous and distressing for nursing home staff when the residents exhibit agitated and aggressive behaviors (Miller, ; Namazi & Johnson, ).Bathing is among the most intimate activities with which residents receive assistance even early on in their decline (Rogers et al., ).Our previous studies found that a significant Cited by: Cognitive impairment was common among seniors living in nursing homes and among those remaining in the community. “We found that more than half of older adults living on their own or with family members in the last year of life were cognitively impaired.
Dressing of Cognitively Impaired Nursing Home Residents: Description and Analysis Article in The Gerontologist 46(1) March with 63 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Nursing home residents spend a large majority of their day unoccupied. This has been linked to a decline in their physical, behavioral, and cognitive functioning, as well as their quality of life. 1 More specifically, verbal and physical agitation have been directly correlated with understimulation in this population.2, 3, 4 In long-term care settings, problem behaviors were shown to increase Cited by: Cognitively-impaired people have difficulty with one or more of the basic functions of their brain, such as perception, memory, concentration, and reasoning skills. Common causes of cognitive impairment include Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, stroke, Parkinson’s disease, brain injury, brain tumor, or HIV-associated dementia. L. Hall, J. HareVideo respite-super™ for cognitively impaired persons in nursing homes American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, 12 (), pp. Google ScholarCited by:
Reviewed 01/20/09 Communication with Cognitively Impaired Patients for Certified Nursing Assistants In-service Self-Study Packet & Test Meets the Communication with Cognitively Impaired Clients In-service Hour required by the Florida Department of Health/Board of Nursing forFile Size: 87KB. Nov. 19, - Cognitively impaired senior citizens released from the hospital are less likely to be rehospitalized within 30 days if they go to a nursing home than if they return to their own home or the home of a family member, according to an Indiana University and Regenstrief Institute study. Cognitively impaired people have difficulty with perception, memory, concentration and reasoning skills. These changes often present special challenges for families and caregivers. Emergency respite is often offered in many nursing homes, residential care facilities, and assisted living facilities. Emergency respite care may be needed when a caregiver becomes ill or must go out of town unexpectedly, or if the care recipient is at risk of abuse or neglect.