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1. Discuss the growing need for special programming and activities to improve the quality of life of nursing home residents with dementing illnesses.
2. Discuss program and activity options that have a positive impact on quality of life as measured by the resident's mood, behavioral symptoms, cognitive skills, physical condition and medication use.
3. Review the responses of a resident to our unit’s therapeutic interventions.
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Sluga, F. (2001). Enhancing the Quality of Life of Nursing Home Residents with Late Stage Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders. Age in Action, 16(2), 1-4.
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