Activity situations on an Alzheimer's disease special care unit and resident environmental interactions, time use, and affect.

@article{Wood2005ActivitySO,
  title={Activity situations on an Alzheimer's disease special care unit and resident environmental interactions, time use, and affect.},
  author={Wendy Wood and Shelly Harris and Melinda Snider and Stacy A Patchel},
  journal={American journal of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias},
  year={2005},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={105-18}
}
Routine activity situations on an Alzheimer's disease (AD) special care unit were examined with respect to residents' social and physical environmental interactions, time use, and apparent affect. Using a computer-assisted observational tool, observers recorded prevailing activity situations and corresponding behaviors and affects of seven residents every 10 minutes, from 8:00 AM to 8:00 PM, across four days. Although meals/snacks and some activity groups were positively associated with use of… CONTINUE READING

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