Article: Occupational therapy for people with dementia and their family carers

Course Overview

3 CEUs.

Purchase access to the questionnaire on this open access journal article. You will be required to read the article and answer multiple choice questions related to the article (you must get 70% and above to qualify for the 3 CEUs).    

Objectives of this course:

On completion of this CPD activity, the participant will be able to:
  1. Discuss the effect occupational therapy provided at home had on people with dementia and their family carer.
  2. Explain how research data can be evaluated for quality and bias.
  3. Discuss the need for publishing of outcomes when treating people living with dementia and their family carer.
  4. Discuss the recommendations for future study in this area based on the finding in this review.
You have until 31st December 2022 to complete this task.

R200.00

Description

Citation:

Bennett S, Laver K, Voigt-Radloff S, Letts L, Clemson L, Graff M, Wiseman J, Gitlin L. Occupational therapy for people with dementia and their family carers provided at home: a systematic review and meta-analysis. BMJ open. 2019 Nov 1;9(11):e026308.

 

Summary of the article:

This systematic review aimed to determine the effect of occupational therapy provided at home had on individuals with dementia and their family carers. Aspects included activities of daily living, behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia and quality of life.  Findings suggest that occupational therapy provided at home may improve some outcomes for people with dementia and their family carers. There are recommendations made for future research based on the findings of this review the existing literature.

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Charnell Van Wyk
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I liked that I was able to download both the pdf of the article and the expected questions. I am wondering how does one review the correct answers? Other than that, the process and the steps to complete the course were easy to follow.

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