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Experiences of supporting older persons incompletion of an exercise and nutrition intervention: an interview study with nursing home staff

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The interactions between nursing home staff and their residents are crucial not only for the atmosphere at the NH but also for achieving care goals. In order to test the potential effects of daily physical activities (sit-to-stand (STS) exercises) combined with oral nutritional supplementation (ONS), a randomized intervention trial (the Older Person's Exercise and Nutrition (OPEN) Study) was performed in nursing home residents. One aspect of the study was to interview and report the staff's experiences of supporting the residents in fulfilling the intervention.


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