Using dolls to enhance the wellbeing of people with dementia in residential care

Source:
SCIE Social Care Online
Publisher:
Nursing Times
Publication date:
01 January 2010

Abstract

This literature review explores the benefits and potential problems of using dolls as a therapeutic intervention in dementia. The review concludes by highlighting a lack of a standardised approach to using dolls with people with dementia and the need for further studies to provide more robust evidence.