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Therapeutic recreation as an intervention for agitation in persons with dementia: a case study of Mrs. M


, : Therapeutic recreation as an intervention for agitation in persons with dementia: a case study of Mrs. M. Therapeutic Recreation Journal 29(1): 63-69

This case history follows an 80 year old women with Alzheimer's type dementia and severe agitation in a nursing home in Pennsylvania, USA, over a period of eight weeks. During the eight week period, this woman received two different four week therapeutic recreation interventions. These interventions included a sensorimotor programme (NDSP) and a traditional activity programme.

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