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Drum Communication Program Intervention in Older Adults With Cognitive Impairment and Dementia at Nursing Home: Preliminary Evi

Geriatrics
Author
Miyazaki et al.
Used Parameters : SLM, SMI, ECW/TBW, Protein

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Japan

Journal : Front. Aging Neurosci

Introduction: Inactivity and consequent deterioration of cognitive and physical function is a major concern among older adults with limited walking ability who need a high level of care in nursing homes. We aimed to test whether a drumming communication program (DCP) that uses the rhythmic response function of elderly with dementia and other debilitating disorders improves their cognitive and physical function in a nursing home. Methods: We conducted a randomized controlled trial to investigate the effects of the drumming communication …
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