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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 ...
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: ...
"Computer-based cognitive interventions for people living with dementia: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis": Corrigendum
Reports an error in "Computer-based cognitive interventions for people living with dementia: A systematic literature review and meta-analysis" by J. Antonio García-Casal, Andrea Loizeau, Emese Csipke, Manuel Franco-Martín, ...
The experiences of people with dementia and their carers participating in individual cognitive stimulation therapy
BACKGROUND: The carer-delivered individual cognitive stimulation therapy (iCST) was developed to improve cognition and quality of life of people with dementia. This study aims to explore people with dementia and family ...
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. ...
Cognitive stimulation therapy for dementia: History, evolution and internationalism
Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) has made a huge global, clinical impact since its inception, and this landmark book is the first to draw all the published research together in one place. Edited by experts in the ...
Positive and negative experiences of social support and risk of dementia in later life: An investigation using the English longitudinal study of ageing
BACKGROUND: Having a network of close relationships may reduce the risk of developing dementia. However, social exchange theory suggests that social interaction entails both rewards and costs. The effects of quality of ...
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The development and preliminary psychometric properties of two positive psychology outcome measures for people with dementia: The PPOM and the EID-Q
BACKGROUND: Positive psychology research in dementia care has largely been confined to the qualitative literature because of the lack of robust outcome measures. The aim of this study was to develop positive psychology ...