Mobility and dementia: is physiotherapy treatment during respite care effective?

@article{Pomeroy1999MobilityAD,
  title={Mobility and dementia: is physiotherapy treatment during respite care effective?},
  author={Valerie M. Pomeroy and Cecilia M Warren and C Honeycombe and Roger S J Briggs and David G Wilkinson and Ruth Pickering and Andrea Q Steiner},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={1999},
  volume={14 5},
  pages={389-97}
}
BACKGROUND Mobility problems experienced by elderly people with a dementia are associated with falls, fractures and admission to long-term care. A hospital respite care admission is therefore often seen as an opportunity to provide physiotherapy treatment. AIM To find whether elderly people with a dementia and a mobility problem show a greater improvement in mobility skills if given physiotherapy treatment than if given non-physical activities intervention during a hospital respite admission… CONTINUE READING

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