Behavioral and Occupational Therapy for Dementia Patients and Caregivers

@article{Frankenstein2020BehavioralAO,
  title={Behavioral and Occupational Therapy for Dementia Patients and Caregivers},
  author={Lou Frankenstein and Georg Jahn},
  journal={GeroPsych},
  year={2020}
}
Abstract. Occupational and behavioral therapy can support dementia patients and their caregivers in managing cognitive disability, coping with behavioral and psychological symptoms of dementia such as depression and anxiety, and in adapting tasks and roles to maintain activities. We provide an overview of existing manuals and report results of focus groups and surveys as steps toward an interdisciplinary intervention in the home setting. In focus-group discussions, behavioral and occupational… 
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