Dementia trial sees reduction in falls and aggressive behaviour

| 20 Feb 2015

A trial program where aged care facility residents with severe dementia performed routine tasks has seen a dramatic reduction in falls and aggressive behaviour. The Queensland trial involved interactive and social based activities, such as gardening, cooking and basic cleaning.

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Tags: aged care, ageing, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, health, research, residential aged care

Sophia Bolden

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Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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