EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF MEDICAL AND EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES
The Effects of Dual-Task Training with Online Video-Based Reminiscence Therapy on the Cognitive Status and Balance of Older People with Mild Cognitive Impairment: A Randomized Controlled Experimental Study

Ayse Inel Manav 1 * , Saliha Bozdogan Yesilot 2, Emir Ibrahim Isik 3

EUROPEAN J MED ED TE, Volume 14, Issue 4, Article No: em2114

https://doi.org/10.30935/ejmets/11257

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Abstract

Objectives: This study was conducted to evaluate the effect of a dual-task training with online video-based reminiscence therapy on the cognitive status and balance of older people with mild cognitive impairment.
Materials and Methods: This is a randomized controlled experimental study. The study was carried out on August-October, 2018 in a Nursing Home. The study sample included 24 older people. The experimental group simultaneously did cognitive exercises including online video-based reminiscence therapy and balance exercises. The data were collected by Personal Information Form, the Standardized Mini-Mental State Examination, the Timed Up and Go Test, the Berg Balance Scale, the Single Task Timed 10 Meter Walk Test. The statistical analyses were performed using by IBM SPSS 22 and R Studio.
Results: The differences in the groups’ scores on the Standardized Mini-Mental State Examination, the Timed Up and Go Test, the Single Task Timed 10-Meter Walk Test, and the Berg Balance Scale were found significant.

Conclusions: This intervention made a significant improvement in the cognitive function and the balance of older people with mild cognitive impairment.

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