Happy antics: holistic exercise for people with dementia

Khoo, Yvonne J-Lyn (2014) Happy antics: holistic exercise for people with dementia. In: Health and Social Care Institute (HSCI) seminar series, 15 January 2014, Teesside University, UK. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Aim: To examine the feasibility and acceptability of holistic exercise as a physical activity for people with dementia.

Participants: people with dementia 8, carers 5, volunteers 2.

Happy Antics sessions: once per week for 45 minutes, every Thursday at the Alzheimer’s Society premises, Workington.

Holistic exercise: Combines physical exercise with the wellness approach (Swarbrick, 2006) where multidimensional factors are taken into consideration, and which includes physical, emotional, intellectual, social, environmental and spiritual dimensions (Swarbrick, 1997, 2006; Copeland, 2002; Copeland and Mead, 2004).

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Departments: STEM
Additional Information: Jae-Llane Ditchburn, née Yvonne J-Lyn Khoo.
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 04 Jul 2019 14:03
Last Modified: 04 Jul 2019 18:09
URI: http://insight.cumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/4974

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