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A preliminary study on the acceptance of assistive devices among elderly in dementia day care centre in Malaysia

Ahmad Safawi, Nur Balqis and Abdul Rahim, Asiah and Hj. Zen, Ismawi (2014) A preliminary study on the acceptance of assistive devices among elderly in dementia day care centre in Malaysia. Proceedings International Journal of Arts & Sciences, 07 (02). pp. 263-273. ISSN 1943-6114

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Abstract

Assistive device is a tool used to ease people in everyday life especially those with the cognitive illnesses. Nowadays, assistive devices have widely been used in many countries as a way to increase their quality of life. The aim of this paper is to seek the experience and reaction of the dementia elderly in Malaysia with their usage of assistive devices. For this research, qualitative and quantitative methods were implemented in collecting data. Questionnaire, observation, checklist and interview session were the tools used throughout the research. Keywords: Elderly, Assistive devices, Dementia, Day care centre.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 3061/48437 Conference of the International Journal of Arts & Sciences,CD-ROM. ISSN: 1943-6114 :: 07(02):263–273 (2014)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Elderly, Assistive devices, Dementia, Day care centre
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB3201 School architecture and equipment
N Fine Arts > NA Architecture > NA2545.A1 Architecture and people with disabilities
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Architecture and Environmental Design
Depositing User: Prof. Dato' Sri Ar. Dr. Asiah Abdul Rahim
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2016 12:09
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2016 12:15
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/48437

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