Art in Alzheimer's care: promoting well-being in people with late-stage Alzheimer's disease.

@article{Walsh2011ArtIA,
  title={Art in Alzheimer's care: promoting well-being in people with late-stage Alzheimer's disease.},
  author={Sandra M. Walsh and Ann R. Lamet and Carolyn L Lindgren and Pam Rillstone and Daniel J Little and Christine M Steffey and Sharon Y Rafalko and Rosanne Sonshine},
  journal={Rehabilitation nursing : the official journal of the Association of Rehabilitation Nurses},
  year={2011},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={66-72}
}
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the responses of people with late-stage Alzheimer's disease (AD) to a creative bonding intervention (CBI). The CBI consisted of simple art activities. Guided by Reed's self-transcendence theory, research questions were "Will persons with late-stage AD show evidence of self-transcendence during the CBI?" and "Will persons with late-stage AD show evidence of well-being during the CBI?" Twelve CBI sessions, documented by videotape and field… CONTINUE READING