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The Positive Psychology Outcome Measure (PPOM) for people with dementia: Psychometric properties and factor structure
OBJECTIVESTo conduct an in-depth psychometric assessment of the PPOM; a measure of hope and resilience.METHODAn observational study at five NHS trusts across England. Participants either completed the study using self-complete ...
Psychometric properties and factor analysis of the Engagement and Independence in Dementia Questionnaire (EID-Q)
BACKGROUND/AIMSIndependence and social engagement are important outcomes for people with dementia. The aim of this study was to conduct an in-depth psychometric assessment of the Engagement and Independence in Dementia ...
The cost of care homes for people with dementia in England: A modelling approach
To examine the cost of care for people with dementia in institutional care settings, to understand the major cost drivers and to highlight opportunities for service development. Data on 277 residents with dementia in 16 ...
Vision impairment and risk of dementia: Findings from the English longitudinal study of ageing
Objectives: To determine whether vision impairment is independently associated cross‐sectionally and longitudinally with dementia. Design: Retrospective cohort study. Setting: English Longitudinal Study of ...
Epidemiology of pain in people with dementia living in care homes: Longitudinal course, prevalence, and treatment implications
INTRODUCTION: Knowledge regarding the longitudinal course, impact, or treatment implications of pain in people with dementia living in care homes is very limited. METHODS: We investigated the people with dementia living ...
Cognitive stimulation therapy for dementia
Cognitive stimulation therapy has proven to be both an effective and enjoyable psychological treatment for people with dementia. Over the past 20 years, cognitive stimulation therapy has grown from a national, localized ...
Reminiscence therapy for dementia: an abridged Cochrane systematic review of the evidence from randomized controlled trials
INTRODUCTIONReminiscence therapy (RT) is a popular psychosocial intervention widely used in dementia care. It involves discussion of past events and experiences, using tangible prompts to evoke memories or stimulate ...
Validity and usefulness of the hospital anxiety and depression scale in carers of people with dementia: Evidence from confirmatory factor analysis, concurrent validity, and measurement invariance in a large sample
OBJECTIVE: The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) is a self-report measure of anxiety and depression. It is recommended for clinical assessment and has been used as the primary outcome in large clinical trials ...
Hearing impairment and incident dementia: Findings from the English longitudinal study of ageing
Objectives: To determine whether hearing loss is associated with incident physician-diagnosed dementia in a representative sample. Design: Retrospective cohort study. Setting: English Longitudinal Study of Ageing. Participants: ...
CST in care homes: Results of evaluation
How can low uptake of cognitive stimulation therapy in care homes be increased? Amy Streater and Martin Orrell found a way to achieve a marked improvement.