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Rehabilitation for outdoor activities and mobility in care homes: The ROAM study
Care home residents should be offered opportunities to participate in meaningful activities in an environment of their choice (College of Occupational Therapists 2013). Whilst outdoor activities and mobility are believed ...
A systematic mapping review of outdoor activities and mobility in care homes
Background: Care home residents should be offered opportunities to participate in meaningful activities in an environment of their choice (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, 2013). Whilst outdoor activities ...
The cost of care homes for people with dementia in England: A modelling approach
To examine the cost of care for people with dementia in institutional care settings, to understand the major cost drivers and to highlight opportunities for service development. Data on 277 residents with dementia in 16 ...
The optimal study: Describing the key components of optimal health care delivery to UK care home residents: a research protocol
Long-term institutional care in the United Kingdom is provided by care homes. Residents have prevalent cognitive impairment and disability, have multiple diagnoses, and are subject to polypharmacy. Prevailing models of ...
A feasibility study of a cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate a falls prevention intervention in care homes for older people
Background: Falls are common and distressing for care home residents and can incur large costs. Implementation of the Guide to Action Care Home (GtACH) tool is a promising approach to prevent falls. Objective: To examine ...
Addressing contamination in rehabilitation research trials
Introduction: The Falls in Care Home (FinCH) study is a large (*87 care homes, 1698 resident across 10 UK sites) randomised controlled trial evaluating whether a systematic falls programmes called the Guide To Action Tool ...
Improving trial recruitment in care homes: The falls in care home (FinCH) experience
Introduction: Recruitment into large care home studies has been recognised to be particularly challenging1. A ‘Falls in Care Home (CH) Multi-Centred Trial’ (FinCH) was not recruiting residents to time and target, and ...
Wellbeing through activity: Implementing the COT toolkit in Nottinghamshire
Introduction: Much evidence exists linking activity to wellbeing, however the Alzheimer's Society (2007) reports many homes still have limitations in access to activities. OTs in Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust provide ...
CST in care homes: Results of evaluation
How can low uptake of cognitive stimulation therapy in care homes be increased? Amy Streater and Martin Orrell found a way to achieve a marked improvement.