Aims and objectives
To examine the feasibility of DAIly NURSE and a nursing intervention to encourage nursing home residents’ daily activities and independence.
Nursing home residents are mainly inactive during the day. DAIly NURSE was developed to change nursing behaviour towards encouraging nursing home residents’ activities and independence by creating awareness. It consists of three...
The aim of this study was to gain insight into professional and family caregivers’ attitudes towards involuntary treatment in community‐dwelling people with dementia (PwD).
The number of PwD with complex care needs living at home is increasing rapidly. In some situations, caregivers provide care against the will of PwD, referred to as involuntary treatment, which includes non‐consensual...
Aims and objectives
To gain insight into the perceived added value of a decision support App for district nurses and case managers intended to support a problem assessment and the provision of advices on possible solutions to facilitate ageing in place of people with dementia, and to investigate how they would implement the App in daily practice.
District nurses and case managers play...
Background Joint contractures in nursing home residents limit the capacity to perform daily activities and restrict social participation. The purpose of this study was to develop a complex intervention to improve participation in nursing home residents with joint contractures. Methods The development followed the UK Medical Research Council framework using a mixed-methods design with re-analysis...
To develop an internationally accepted research definition of physical restraint.
Comprehensive literature search followed by a web‐based, three‐round, modified Delphi technique comprising reviews and feedback.
Clinical care settings.
An international group of 48 experts consisting of researchers and clinicians from 14 countries who have made sustained...
ObjectivesTo explore the prevalence and associated factors of involuntary treatment (physical restraints, psychotropic medication, nonconsensual care) in persons with cognitive impairment receiving home care.
DesignCross‐sectional survey using association analyses.
SettingProfessional home care in the southern part of the Netherlands.
ParticipantsData were collected on 837 persons with cognitive...
ObjectivesTo assess the long‐term effects of the EXBELT intervention program, which was designed to reduce belt restraint use and was found to be effective immediately after implementation, after 24 months.
DesignQuasi‐experimental longitudinal design.
SettingThirteen nursing homes: seven assigned to control group and six to intervention group.
ParticipantsA panel group (n = 225) of residents present...
ObjectivesTo test the effects of a multicomponent intervention program to reduce the use of belt restraints in psychogeriatric nursing homes.
DesignA quasi‐experimental longitudinal design. Study duration was 8 months.
SettingTwenty‐six psychogeriatric nursing home wards in 13 Dutch nursing homes were assigned to intervention or control groups.
ParticipantsSeven hundred fourteen residents were...
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