Multisensory environments for leisure: promoting well-being in nursing home residents with dementia.

@article{Cox2004MultisensoryEF,
  title={Multisensory environments for leisure: promoting well-being in nursing home residents with dementia.},
  author={Helen Cox and Ian Burns and Sally Savage},
  journal={Journal of gerontological nursing},
  year={2004},
  volume={30 2},
  pages={37-45}
}
Multisensory environments such as Snoezelen rooms are becoming increasingly popular in health care facilities for older individuals. There is limited reliable evidence of the benefits of such innovations, and the effect they have on residents, caregivers, and visitors in these facilities. This two-stage project examined how effective two types of multisensory environments were in improving the well-being of older individuals with dementia. The two multisensory environments were a Snoezelen room… CONTINUE READING