Reactivating occupational therapy: a method to improve cognitive performance in geriatric patients.

In this prospective treatment study, the effects of two different occupational therapy strategies were compared in two samples of long-term geriatric inpatients (n = 22 in each group) with slight to moderate dementia according to DSM-III-R. Psychometric ratings after 12 weeks and 24 weeks of treatment have demonstrated that the application of a reactivating… CONTINUE READING