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Alzheimer's Disease

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#1: What is the evidence for the effectiveness of interventions designed to establish, modify, or maintain routines on the occupational performance, quality of life, health and wellness, and client and caregiver satisfaction of persons with Alzheimer's disease?
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#2: What is the evidence for the effect of interventions designed to modify and maintain perceptual abilities on the occupational performance of persons with dementia?
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  • Chung, J. C. C., & Lai, C. K. Y. (2002). Snoezelen for dementia. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 4. Art. No.: CD003152. DOI: 10.1002/15651858.CD003152

#3: What is the effectiveness of intervention designed to modify the activity demands of the occupations of self care, work, leisure, and social participation for persons with Alzheimer’s disease?
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#4: What is the effect of environmental-based interventions (e.g. Montessori and Snoezelen) on performance, affect, and behavior in both the home and institutions for people with Alzheimer’s disease?
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#5: What is the evidence for the effect of interventions to prevent falls in persons with dementia?
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#6: What is the effectiveness of educational and supportive strategies for caregivers of persons with dementia on the ability to maintain the participation in that role? (Contexts)
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#7: What is the evidence for the effect of interventions designed to establish, modify, and maintain activities of daily living (ADL), instrumental activities of daily living (IADL), leisure, and social participation on the quality of life, health and wellness, and client and caregiver satisfaction for persons with dementia?
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