The development of the MIBBO: A measure of resident preferences for physical activity in long term care settings

M. Kleynen, S.M. Braun, K. van Vijven, E. van Rossum, A.J. Beurskens

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Abstract

Offering physical activities matching with the preferences of residents in long-term care facilities could increase compliance and contribute to client-centered care. A measure to investigate meaningful activities by using a photo-interview has been developed ("MIBBO"). In two pilot studies including 133 residents living on different wards in long-term care facilities, feasibility, most chosen activities, and consistency of preferences were investigated. It was possible to conduct the MIBBO on average in 30 min with the majority (86.4%) of residents. The most frequently chosen activities were: gymnastics and orchestra (each 28%), preparing a meal (31%), walking (outside, 33%), watering plants (38%), and feeding pets (40%). In a retest one week after the initial interview 69.4% agreement of chosen activities was seen. The MIBBO seems a promising measure to help health care professionals in identifying residents' preferred activities. Future research should focus on the implementation of the tailored activity plan, incorporating it into the daily routine. (C) 2015 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)261-266
Number of pages6
JournalGeriatric Nursing
Volume36
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2015

Keywords

  • Preferred physical activity
  • Client-centered residential care
  • Feasibility
  • Consistency
  • LOW-BACK-PAIN
  • MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT
  • OLDER-ADULTS
  • ALZHEIMERS-DISEASE
  • PHOTOGRAPH SERIES
  • CONSISTENCY
  • DEMENTIA
  • PEOPLE
  • HEALTH
  • SORT

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