Effect of individualized social activity on sleep in nursing home residents with dementia.

@article{Richards2005EffectOI,
  title={Effect of individualized social activity on sleep in nursing home residents with dementia.},
  author={Kathy Culpepper Richards and Cornelia C Beck and Patricia S O'Sullivan and Valorie M. Shue},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2005},
  volume={53 9},
  pages={1510-7}
}
OBJECTIVES To test the efficacy of an individualized social activity intervention (ISAI) on decreasing daytime sleep, improving nighttime sleep, and lowering the day/night sleep ratio and to determine its cost. DESIGN Pretest/posttest randomized with an experimental and control group. SETTING Seven nursing homes. PARTICIPANTS One hundred forty-seven residents with dementia. INTERVENTION One to 2 hours of individualized social activities for 21 consecutive days. MEASUREMENTS Twenty… CONTINUE READING

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