Exercise class participation among residents in low-level residential aged care could be enhanced: a qualitative study.

@article{Guerin2008ExerciseCP,
  title={Exercise class participation among residents in low-level residential aged care could be enhanced: a qualitative study.},
  author={Michelle T. Guerin and Shylie Mackintosh and Caroline Elizabeth Fryer},
  journal={The Australian journal of physiotherapy},
  year={2008},
  volume={54 2},
  pages={111-7}
}
QUESTION What do residents in low-level residential care perceive as motivators and barriers to participating in exercise classes at the facility? DESIGN Qualitative study using focus groups. PARTICIPANTS Residents, nursing staff and allied health staff of a low-level residential care facility. RESULTS Key motivators for residents to attend the exercise classes included personal benefits, such as improved health and opportunities to socialise, and the support and encouragement that they… CONTINUE READING

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