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Patients' and carers' experiences of UK memory services
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to test the validity of an accreditation programme for memory services in the UK by investigating whether different levels of accreditation status (excellent compared with accredited) ...
Factors influencing the person-carer relationship in people with anxiety and dementia
Objective: The relationship between people with dementia and their carers is complex and has a significant impact on the dementia experience. The aim of this current study was to determine (1) which factors are associated ...
Access to timely formal care in dementia: Baseline results of the Actifcare cohort study with a focus on the Portuguese sample
Introduction: Persons with dementia (PwD) and their informal carers have unmet needs, partly related to untimely access to services (e.g. day care, home support). We lack international comparisons on how these issues impact ...
Community occupational therapy for people with dementia and their family carers: A national survey of United Kingdom occupational therapy practice
Introduction: A national survey was conducted with United Kingdom (UK) occupational therapists to scope occupational therapy service provision for people with dementia and their family carers in the community. Method: This ...
Caregiver profiles in dementia related to quality of life, depression and perseverance time in the European Actifcare study: The importance of social health
To identify caregiver profiles of persons with mild to moderate dementia and to investigate differences between identified caregiver profiles, using baseline data of the international prospective cohort study Actifcare. A ...
Behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia and the challenges for family carers: Systematic review
BACKGROUND: Tailored psychosocial interventions can help families to manage behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia (BPSD), but carer responses to their relative's behaviours contribute to the success of support ...
A systematic review of the relationship between behavioral and psychological symptoms (BPSD) and caregiver well-being
Background:: Behavioral and psychological symptoms in dementia (BPSD) are important predictors of institutionalization as well as caregiver burden and depression. Previous reviews have tended to group BPSD as one category ...
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.
Community occupational therapy for people with dementia and family carers (COTiD-UK) versus treatment as usual (Valuing Active Life in Dementia [VALID] programme): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
BACKGROUND: A community-based occupational therapy intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia and their family carers (Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD)) was found clinically and cost effective ...
REMCARE: Pragmatic multi-centre randomised trial of reminiscence groups for people with dementia and their family carers: Effectiveness and economic analysis
Background: Joint reminiscence groups, involving people with dementia and family carers together, are popular, but the evidence-base is limited. This study aimed to assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of joint ...