EFFECT OF COGNITIVE REHABILITATION ON COGNITION AND FUNCTIONAL STATUS IN OLDER ADULTS WITH MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT

Authors

  • Aishwarya Paraswar Student, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
  • Dr. Janhavi Atre (PT) Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
  • Dr. Rasika Kaluskar (PT) Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
  • Dr.Rameshwari Korbekar (PT) Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth
  • Dr. Mahendra Shende Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.46858.VIMSJPT.3105

Abstract

Background: Cognitive Impairment is condition when a person has trouble remembering things or familiar peoples, learning new things, concentrating on their everyday tasks or making decisions about their everyday life. Cognitive impairment leads to greater difficulty to perform Activities of daily living (ADLs).

Methods: Thirty older adult individuals where selected with the age group 61-80 years. The selected population were screened for cognitive impairment by Mini-Mental State Examination. The selected population was treated by giving cognitive exercises. The treatment was given for 20 minutes, 5 days per week for 4 consecutive weeks. The outcomes measures used in the study was Six-Item Cognitive Impairment Scale (6-CIT) and Functional Status Questionnaire (FSQ).

Result: There was significant improvement noted in the scores of Six-Item Cognitive Impairment Scale and Functional Status Questionnaire.

Conclusion: Study concludes that Cognitive Rehabilitation is effective in improving cognition and functional status in older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment.

Author Biographies

Dr. Janhavi Atre (PT), Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth

Assistant Professor , Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth , Department of Physiotherapy , Pune

Dr. Rasika Kaluskar (PT), Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth

Associate Professor , TMV , Pune

Dr.Rameshwari Korbekar (PT), Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth

Assistant Professor , Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth , Department of Physiotherapy , Pune

Dr. Mahendra Shende, Tilak Maharashtra Vidyapeeth

Professor and Principal, TMV , Pune

Keywords:

Functional Status Questionnaire, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Cognitive Exercises, 6-Item Cognitive Impairment Scale, Older Adults, Cognition

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2021-07-02

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Paraswar, A., Atre, . J., Kaluskar, R. ., korbekar, R. ., & Shende, M. . (2021). EFFECT OF COGNITIVE REHABILITATION ON COGNITION AND FUNCTIONAL STATUS IN OLDER ADULTS WITH MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT. VIMS JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, 3(1), 28-32. https://doi.org/10.46858.VIMSJPT.3105