Background and Clinical Scenario
A 67-year-old man was admitted at the Residential Aged Care facility. The resident has a history of constant pain, constipation, falls, and memory loss and has recently been diagnosed with dementia. The man has been prescribed the following medication; vitamin D, calcium, and regular analgesics. The resident next of kin mentions during the man’s admission that the resident was part of an exercise group in the community before he was diagnosed with dementia. Prior to the resident’s admission, the family had read about exercise such as high intensity exercise for people with dementia in reducing fall and fall related injury. The resident and family asked if there is an exercise group or class the resident they can commence.
Population: Residential Aged care resident with dementia
Intervention: Exercise (High-Intensity Function)
Comparison: Control Group (Normal seated exercise)
Outcome: Reduction in falls incidence and fall related injury in residential aged care facility/Nursing homes.
In residents living in residential aged care facility/nursing, what will be the effect of exercise high-intensity exercise compared to control exercise in reducing fall and fall related injury.
The Effects of Exercise on Falls in Older People with Dementia Living
in Nursing Homes: A Randomized Controlled Trial
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