Hong Kong Med J 2007;13(Suppl 1):S4-7
The effect of improving sitting posture in nursing home residents on the burden of care
KWM Ip, CMW Sum, MMC Choi, ASY Yue, E Hui, CM Lum
Department of Occupational Therapy, Shatin Hospital
1. Adapted seating devices can improve poor sitting posture in nursing home residents.
2. Improved sitting posture reduces use of physical restraints and disturbing behaviour among residents and reduces the burden of care for their caregivers.