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This article presents some findings of a small exploratory research project into the relationships that older people have with their companion animals, in particular their dogs. The authors show how animals can improve and help a person's emotional and physical well-being. The case study presented here aims to illustrate the significance that companion… (More)
Delirium is a complex phenomenon that can develop at any time in life. It is most likely to occur in older age and in those people who already have cognitive impairment such as dementia ( Levkoff et al 1988 , American Psychiatric Association 1999 ).
Football reminiscence for men with dementia: lessons from a realistic evaluation A major challenge of studies of non pharmacological dementia interventions is the likely modest intervention effect size and difficulties collecting data from individuals with behavioural, psychological and communicative symptoms. The reported Realist Evaluation is built around… (More)