Interventions to enhance the Quality of Life of older people in residential long-term care: A systematic review

@article{Malderen2013InterventionsTE,
  title={Interventions to enhance the Quality of Life of older people in residential long-term care: A systematic review},
  author={Lien Van Malderen and Tony Mets and Ellen Gorus},
  journal={Ageing Research Reviews},
  year={2013},
  volume={12},
  pages={141-150}
}
PURPOSE In residential long-term care (LTC), a growing interest exists in the older residents' Quality of Life (QoL). The Active Ageing-concept (AA) extended this focus, since AA has the aim to enhance QoL by optimising the opportunities for health, participation and security. In LTCs, AA can be outlined by 9 determinants. This systematic review aimed at identifying interventions to improve the QoL of LTC-residents. These interventions were organised according to the AA-determinants. METHODS… CONTINUE READING

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