The impact of cost-effective dementia friendly environments on occupational participation and agitation in people with dementia in residential care: A pilot study


Background A fundamental characteristic of occupational therapy practice is promoting optimal occupational performance within one’s environment. A combination of person-centred, environmental and occupation related factors... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Emma Fingleton (National University of Ireland, Galway)
  2. Pauline Lee (St.Vincent's Nursing Home, Athlone, Co.Westmeath)
  3. Orla Dolan (health Services Executive)
  4. Agnes Shiel (National University of Ireland, Galway)

Topic Areas

Europe 2020 targets and occupational therapy /science development , Horizon 2020 and occupational therapy / science research , Education / Research / Professional Challenges , New and innovative intervention , Evidence based practice


OS - 7F » Dementia (09:40 - Saturday, 18th June, Larmor Theatre)