NPO Instructor Organization of Physical and Mental Activated Therapy

Dementia examples

Report from a Nursing Home for Elders in Okinawa, Japan

1. Report from a Nursing Home for Elders in Okinawa, Japan

Name: Y. O (73 years old) Level of Care Needed: 5 Start of Dementia:  1991
Symptom: unbalanced, allotriophagia, have problems in understanding and communication
Period of Applying the Therapy:  July 2006 ~ March 2007 (8 months)
Frequency of Applying the Therapy:  5 times/ week

Report of Recovering from Alzheimer’s Type of Dementia

It was very difficult for Y.O to communicate with others at first. She always made strange sound, put anything he could reach into mouth, and barged into someone else’s room.
The instructor set the recovering goals for her, which included improving communication ability and the recovering from strange behavior.

Beginning of July 2006 Started to apply Physical and Mental Activated Therapy with 5 times/week.
Midmonth of July 2006 The strange behaviors were rarely seen. Hypnagogue was only taken when it was needed. She would say “it’s so beautiful” while seeing the sea and “clear up” after drinking water. 
End of July 2006 She began to talk about things before her husband passed away. Her family was quite shocked by the change and felt happy that she could communicate with others.
April, 2006 She could manage daily-life actions, such as washing hands by herself. She would care about the other people in the nursing home, would say ”look out! ”, “It’s time to go” and so on.
The sedative was reduced from 3pills/day to 2pills/day. Uracratia was also reduced to once a week.
September, 2006 She began to tie the belt by herself and smiled while doing flyhand sports. In the recall program, she could correctly answer all the questions.

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Report from Zhongye Hospital, Shanghai, China

2. Report from Zhongye Hospital, Shanghai, China

A Rehabilitate Report from Zhongye Hospital, Shanghai, China

Name: Beishan, Song 84 years old Male
Symptom: unbalanced, refused to eat, aggressive, cannot express, did not recognize families, forgot his own name.
Period of Applying the Therapy:  July 2006 ~ March 2007 (8 months)
Frequency of Applying the Therapy: 3 months

The 1st month

Report of Recovering from Alzheimer’s Type of DementiaAggressive behavior disappeared. The frequency of refusing to eat reduced.
He could finish the whole program. Before the therapy, his power of gripping was 2kg/left and 3kg/right. After 1 month, it became to be 3kg/left and 6kg/right.

The 2nd month

Quite calmed, always smiled and appetite increased. He could put on shoes by himself, walk with help, and practise flyhand program. At first no matter how, he just could not put fingers into the “fingersports” apparatus, but after 2 months he could do it and complete the program with concentration.

The 3rd month

Report of Recovering from Alzheimer’s Type of DementiaIn the beginning of the 3rd month, he was rested for 10 days because of sickness. After that, he quickly recovered, especially in the mental aspect. When applying the warm program, he held the instructor’s hand and said, “you must be tired, right? Let’s rest for a while.” He could walk in the normal way, talk fluently, and stand for 30min.

Instructor Said

With Physical and Mental Activated Therapy, dementia patients can get better within 3 months. Besides the patients in the hospital, I also want to teach other elders to prevent from dementia. Not only doctors or nurses, but everyone can be instructors and contribute to this population aging society.

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