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Sensitivity and specificity of neuropsychological tests for dementia and mild cognitive impairment in a sample of residential elderly in South Africa
(Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2014)
BACKGROUND. Neuropsychological tests can successfully distinguish between healthy elderly persons and those with clinically significant cognitive impairment. Objectives. A battery of neuropsychological tests was evaluated ...
Depression in older adults: prevalence and risk factors in a primary health care sample
(MedPharm Publications, NISC (Pty) Ltd and Informa UK Limited, 2017)
BACKGROUND: Depression in the geriatric population has been identified as a significant problem in view of the associated negative outcomes regarding poor functioning, increased perception of poor health and increased ...
Technology-assisted communication in older persons in a residential care facility in South Africa
(SAGE Publications, 2017)
Relocation to residential care facilities by older persons (60þ) can decrease their social connectedness with their primary networks. The purpose of the study was to identify the use and acceptance of technology-assisted ...