HOLISTIC NURSING PRACTICE, vol.28, no.4, pp.265-274, 2014 (SCI-Expanded)
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HOLISTIC NURSING PRACTICE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
exercise, nursing home, older adult, relaxation, sleep, OLDER-ADULTS, FAMILY CAREGIVERS, NONPHARMACOLOGICAL INTERVENTION, CONTROLLED-TRIAL, HOME RESIDENTS, IMPROVE SLEEP, RISK-FACTORS, TAI-CHI, MANAGEMENT, DISORDERS
Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated:
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of relaxation exercises on quality of sleep of the elderly people staying in a nursing home. Control group had 44 elderly persons and the intervention group had 20 elderly persons in a nursing home. Quality of sleep in the intervention group increased statistically (P = .000). The elderly people should be encouraged to perform relaxation exercises.