Using dolls to enhance the wellbeing of people with dementia in residential care

Author:
HIGGINS Patricia
Journal article citation:
Nursing Times, 5.10.10, 2010, pp.18-20.
Publisher:
Nursing Times

This literature review explores the benefits and potential problems of using dolls as a therapeutic intervention in dementia. The review concludes by highlighting a lack of a standardised approach to using dolls with people with dementia and the need for further studies to provide more robust evidence.

Subject terms:
intervention, literature reviews, therapies, therapy and treatment, wellbeing, dementia;
Content type:
research review
Link:
Journal home page
ISSN print:
0954-7762

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