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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 ...
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.
The biopsychosocial (BPS) model of dementia as a tool for clinical practice. A pilot study
BACKGROUND: Equipping staff with the skills to provide high quality care in dementia is essential. The Biopsychosocial (BPS) model of dementia (Spector and Orrell, 2010) is a practical tool designed to encourage staff to ...
Evaluation of the 'Ladder to the Moon, Culture Change Studio Engagement Programme' staff training: Two quasi-experimental case studies
AIM: To evaluate the impact of the CCSEP on care home staff in two care settings for older people in one nursing home and one residential home. BACKGROUND: Care homes provide personal care and accommodation for older people. ...
Evaluation of a staff training programme using positive psychology coaching with film and theatre elements in care homes: Views and attitudes of residents, staff and relatives
BACKGROUND: There is a recognised need to improve staff training in care homes. The aim of this study was to conduct a qualitative evaluation of the Ladder to the Moon Culture Change Studio Engagement Programme (CCSEP), a ...
Causes of nursing home placement for older people with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis
BACKGROUND: Up to half of people with dementia in high income countries live in nursing homes and more than two-thirds of care home residents have dementia. Fewer than half of these residents report good quality of life ...
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 ...
Challenge Demcare: Management of challenging behaviour in dementia at home and in care homes - development, evaluation and implementation of an online individualised intervention for care homes; and a cohort study of specialist community mental health care for families
Dementia with challenging behaviour (CB) causes significant distress for caregivers and the person with dementia. It is associated with breakdown of care at home and disruption in care homes. Challenge Demcare aimed to ...
Music Interventions for Dementia and Depression in ELderly care (MIDDEL): protocol and statistical analysis plan for a multinational cluster-randomised trial
INTRODUCTION: In older adults, dementia and depression are associated with individual distress and high societal costs. Music interventions such as group music therapy (GMT) and recreational choir singing (RCS) have shown ...