Jennifer McDuff's research while affiliated with Provincial Health Services Authority, British Columbia , Canada and other places

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Physical activity is beneficial for people with dementia, but little research explores subjective experiences of physical activity in this population. Interpretive description guided the analysis of 26 interviews conducted with 12 people with dementia. Three themes described the subjective meaning of everyday physical activity: Participants were at...


... The results from this study suggest that interventions to reduce BPSD may involve decreasing PA, which may have negative consequences on the health of care home residents. In addition, the results from that study also run contrary to the prevailing view that wandering behaviours as part of BPSD are not necessarily negative or unwanted [83][84][85][86]. ...