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"Would you like to join me for a walk" The feasibility of a supervised walking programme for people with dementia who wander

MacAndrew, Margaret; Kolanowski, Ann; Fielding, Elaine; Kerr, Graham; McMaster, Mitchell; Wyles, Katy; Beattie, Elizabeth

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Aims and objectives: Five of the eight focus areas of Bowen's Feasibility Framework were utilised to assess the feasibility of implementing the Safe Walking Program (SWP) with people with severe dementia who wander in long-term care (LTC). Background: Dementia-related wandering in LTC is associated with adverse outcomes related to intensity (malnutrition, exhaustion and pain, injury) and type of walking (sleep deprivation, resident violence and elopement, death). There is little evidence...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/204782
Source: International Journal of Older People Nursing
DOI: 10.1111/opn.12244

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