Therapeutic Activities With the Impaired Elderly [NOOK Book]

Overview

This highly practical volume presents valuable insights for all professionals who provide activities for the impaired elderly. It will serve as a helpful resource for both those who work directly with the aged in institutional settings, as well for those who train activities counselors.

Therapeutic Activities With the Impaired Elderly addresses a number of pertinent issues and provides useful information on designing and implementing ...
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Therapeutic Activities With the Impaired Elderly

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Overview

This highly practical volume presents valuable insights for all professionals who provide activities for the impaired elderly. It will serve as a helpful resource for both those who work directly with the aged in institutional settings, as well for those who train activities counselors.

Therapeutic Activities With the Impaired Elderly addresses a number of pertinent issues and provides useful information on designing and implementing recreation and socialization programs, memory improvement classes, sign language activities, and leisure education and counseling.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781317840138
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 12/2/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 217
  • File size: 5 MB

Table of Contents

Contents
Therapeutic Individual Activities

  • Therapeutic Group Activities
  • Planning and Leading Activity Groups
  • “Worth Repeating” Activities and Resources Reference List for Activities Workers With the Elderly
  • Effects of Institutionalization Upon Residents of Extended Care Facilities
  • A Protocol for Recreation and Socialization Programs for the Aged
  • A Humanistic Approach to Old-Old People: A General Model
  • “Worth Repeating” Reality Orientation: Full Circle
  • “Who Did You Used to Be?” The Psychological Process of Aging’s Impact on Institutionalization: Implications for Activities
  • “Sign Language Through Discussion” . . . An Innovative Activity
  • They Need Us, We Need Them: A Study of the Benefits of Intergenerational Contact
  • The Effects of Reminiscing on the Perceived Control and Social Relations of Institutionalized Elderly
  • The Design and Implementation of Memory Improvement Classes in the Adult Day Care Setting
  • The Effects of Pet Facilitative Therapy on Patients and Staff in an Adult Day Care Center
  • Living With Dying: A Model for Helping Nursing Home Residents and Staff Deal With Death
  • The Relationship Between Nursing Home Residents’ Perceptions of Nursing Staff and Quality of Nursing Home Care
  • Is Laughter the Best Medicine? A Study of the Effects of Humor on Perceived Pain and Affect
  • The Interface of Activity and Psychopharmacological Agents
  • Self Medication as a Form of Self Control in an Intermediate Care Facility: Preliminary Data
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