Effects of an abilities-focused program of morning care on residents who have dementia and on caregivers.

@article{Wells2000EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of an abilities-focused program of morning care on residents who have dementia and on caregivers.},
  author={Donna L Wells and Patty Dawson and Souraya Sidani and Debra Craig and Dorothy M. Pringle},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={48 4},
  pages={442-9}
}
OBJECTIVE To conduct a controlled investigation to examine the effects of an abilities-focused program of morning care on the interaction behaviors and functioning of residents with dementia and on caregivers' interaction behaviors and perceptions of caregiving. DESIGN A quasi-experimental, repeated measures design. SETTING The study was conducted on four, nursing-home-level cognitive supports units in a geriatric care center. One of the units was randomly selected as the experimental unit… CONTINUE READING

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