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Video and computer-based interactive exercises are safe and improve task-specific balance in geriatric and neurological rehabilitation: a randomised trial
Question: Does adding video/computer-based interactive exercises to inpatient geriatric and neurological rehabilitation improve mobility outcomes? Is it feasible and safe? Design: Randomised trial. Participants: Fifty-eight ...
Effectiveness of multicomponent interventions on incidence of delirium in hospitalized older patients with hip fracture: a systematic review
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-01-03)
Delirium is the most frequent complication among the hospitalized elderly with hip fracture. Although, delirium is associated with longer hospital stay, higher mortality rates, worse functional outcomes, and higher ...
Effect of affordable technology on physical activity levels and mobility outcomes in rehabilitation: a protocol for the Activity and MObility UsiNg Technology (AMOUNT) rehabilitation trial
(BMJ Publishing Group, 2016-05)
ABSTRACT Introduction: People with mobility limitations can benefit from rehabilitation programmes that provide a high dose of exercise. However, since providing a high dose of exercise is logistically challenging and ...
“Just another piece of paperwork”: perceptions of clinicians on delirium screening following hip fracture repair elicited in focus groups
(Cambridge University Press, 2018-10-15)
Background: Delirium is a complex clinical syndrome characterized by disturbed consciousness, cognitive function, or perception and associated with serious adverse outcomes such as death, dementia, and the need for long-term ...
‘Well, if the kids can do it, I can do it’: older rehabilitation patients' experiences of telerehabilitation
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2016-02-18)
Background and objective Although trials continue to emerge supporting the role of telerehabilitation, implementation has been slow. Key users include older people living with disabilities who are frequent users of hospital ...
‘Massive potential’ or ‘safety risk’? Health worker views on telehealth in the care of older people and implications for successful normalization
(BioMed Central, 2016-10-12)
Background Telehealth technologies, which enable delivery of healthcare services at distance, offer promise for responding to the challenges created by an ageing population. However, successful implementation of telehealth ...
Struggling to maintain individuality – Describing the experience of food in nursing homes for people with dementia
Purpose of the study: To describe the food and dining experience of people with cognitive impairment and their family members in nursing homes. Design and methods: Interviews and focus groups with people with cognitive ...
The chaotic journey: Recovering from hip fracture in a nursing home
Early supported discharge by caregiver-mediated exercises and e-health support after stroke - a proof of concept trial
(American Heart Association, Inc, 2016-07)
Background and Purpose—: This proof-of-concept trial investigated the effects of an 8-week program of caregiver-mediated exercises commenced in hospital combined with tele-rehabilitation services on patient self-reported ...
Rehabilitation environments: Service users’ perspective
Design of rehabilitation environments is usually “expert” driven with little consideration given to the perceptions of service users, especially patients and informal carers. There is a need to engage with consumers of ...