Effectiveness of mealtime interventions on behaviour symptoms of people with dementia living in care homes: A systematic Review

South West PeninsulaMental Health
Published Date: 6 Jan 2014

Objective

Elderly residents with dementia commonly exhibit increased agitation at mealtimes. This interferes with eating and can be distressing for both the individual and fellow residents. This review examines the effectiveness of mealtime interventions aimed at improving behavioural symptoms in elderly people living with dementia in residential care.

Contact 
Rebecca Whear
r.s.whear@exeter.ac.uk