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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 ...
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 ...
Improving the quality of life of care home residents with dementia: Cost-effectiveness of an optimized intervention for residents with clinically significant agitation in dementia
INTRODUCTION: To examine whether an optimized intervention is a more cost-effective option than treatment as usual (TAU) for improving agitation and quality of life in nursing home residents with clinically significant ...
Peer support and reminiscence therapy for people with dementia and their family carers: A factorial pragmatic randomised trial
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to evaluate peer support and reminiscence therapy, separately and together, in comparison with usual care for people with dementia and their family carers.
Physical activity pre- and post-dementia: English Longitudinal Study of Ageing
BACKGROUNDTo inform public health interventions, further investigation is needed to identify: (1) frequency/intensity of everyday physical activity (PA) needed to reduce dementia risk; (2) whether post-diagnosis reduction ...
The psychometric properties of the control, autonomy, self-realisation and pleasure scale (CASP-19) for older adults with dementia
INTRODUCTIONAsset based approaches to dementia research and measurement emphasise the need to also assess the strengths and capabilities that people with dementia retain, rather than assessing only losses or deficits. The ...
Improving health-promoting self-care in family carers of people with dementia: a review of interventions
BackgroundProviding care for a family member with dementia can leave little time for carers to look after their own health needs, which makes them more susceptible to mental and physical health problems. This scoping review ...
Sense of coherence in family caregivers of people living with dementia: a mixed-methods psychometric evaluation
BACKGROUNDFamily caregivers of people living with dementia can experience feelings of burden and stress but the concept of sense of coherence has been identified as an important protective trait against the negative impact ...
Factors related to sense of competence in family caregivers of people living with dementia in the community: A narrative synthesis
ABSTRACTObjectives:Sense of competence defines a caregiver's feeling of being capable to manage the caregiving task and is an important clinical concept in the caregiving literature. The aim of this review was to identify ...