Impact of the ‘Artful Moments’ Intervention on Persons with Dementia and Their Care Partners: a Pilot Study

@inproceedings{Hazzan2016ImpactOT,
  title={Impact of the ‘Artful Moments’ Intervention on Persons with Dementia and Their Care Partners: a Pilot Study},
  author={Afeez Abiola Hazzan and Janis Humphrey and Laurie Kilgour-Walsh and Katherine L. Moros and Carmen Murray and Shannon Stanners and Maureen Montemuro and Aidan Giangregorio and Alexandra Papaioannou},
  booktitle={Canadian geriatrics journal : CGJ},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Engaging with art can be valuable for persons living with dementia. 'Artful Moments' was a collaborative project undertaken by the Art Gallery of Hamilton and the Behavioural Health Program at Hamilton Health Sciences that sought to develop and implement a program of arts-based activities for persons in the middle-to-late stages of dementia who exhibit behavioural symptoms and for their accompanying care partners. METHODS This pilot study employed a qualitative descriptive design… CONTINUE READING
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