TITLE

reality orientation

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1857
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "reality orientation" is presented. It refers to an intervention that is intended to orient persons with early delirium or dementia. Reality orientation also involves repetition of verbal and nonverbal information.
ACCESSION #
21243566

 

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