Implementing Psychosocial and Environmental Practices for Persons With Dementia in Assisted Living

@article{Schwartz2020ImplementingPA,
  title={Implementing Psychosocial and Environmental Practices for Persons With Dementia in Assisted Living},
  author={L. Schwartz and S. Zimmerman and Christopher J Wretman and L. Prizer and P. Sloane},
  journal={Innovation in Aging},
  year={2020},
  volume={4},
  pages={677 - 677}
}
Abstract Assisted living (AL) provides care for a large proportion of residents with dementia. Coincident with the increased focus on reducing off-label use of antipsychotics for people with dementia, providers are encouraged to turn to non-pharmacological practices to address behavioral expressions. This analysis used data from 250 AL communities in seven states, and examined familiarity, use, and practicality of twelve evidence-based practices, including music, pets, and social contact… Expand