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1. Physical exercise for older people : focusing on people living in residential care facilities and people with dementia
Sammanfattning : The main purposes of this thesis were to evaluate a high-intensity functional weight-bearing exercise programme, regarding its applicability (attendance, achieved intensity, adverse events) as well as its effect on physical functions and activities of daily living (ADL) among older people living in residential care facilities, with a special focus on people with dementia. Furthermore, a main purpose was to systematically review the applicability and effects of physical exercise on physical functions, cognitive functions, and ADL among people with dementia. LÄS MER
2. Physical exercise and mental health among older people : measurement methods and exercise effects focusing on people living in residential care facilities
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis was to study the effects of exercise on mental health among older people living in residential care facilities. The aim was also to study the reliability of an assessment scale for balance function and the usefulness of an assessment scale for depressive symptoms among older people, including people with cognitive impairments. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Bakgrund: Andelen äldre i befolkningen ökar nationellt och internationellt, och med ökande ålder ökar både fysisk och psykisk ohälsa. Äldre personer med ohälsa i form av kognitiv svikt (oftast demenssjukdom) kan bli beroende av vård och omsorg i särskilda boenden för äldre för att kunna känna trygghet och välbefinnande samt ha ett gott liv, i gemenskap med andra. LÄS MER
4. Promoting living in dignity and with a sense of well-being among older people living in residential facilities – older people’s perspective
Sammanfattning : The Swedish national fundamental values state that care of older people who are living in residential facilities should ensure that they live in dignity and with a sense of well-being. The overall aim of this licentiate thesis was to study, from older residents’ perspective, the effects of a caregiver intervention intended to put the Swedish national fundamental values into practice and to describe residents’ perceptions of what promotes the values: living in dignity and having a sense of well-being. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : Among elderly people, falls lead to a considerable amount of immobility, morbidity, and mortality. The purpose of this study was to develop and evaluate methods for predicting falls, and to evaluate a fall prevention program among elderly people living in residential care facilities. LÄS MER