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Loneliness, social integration, and incident dementia over 6 years: Prospective findings from the English longitudinal study of ageing
Objectives: Social relationships are important for the maintenance of cognitive function at older ages, with both objective features of social networks and perceived social connections (loneliness) being relevant. There ...
Steve Zarit's Swansong
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 ...
Comparison of the adaptive implementation and evaluation of the Meeting Centers Support Program for people with dementia and their family carers in Europe; study protocol of the MEETINGDEM project
BACKGROUND: The MEETINGDEM study aims to implement and evaluate an innovative, inclusive, approach to supporting community dwelling people with mild to moderate dementia and their family carers, called the Meeting Centers ...
A synthesis of the evidence on peer research with potentially vulnerable adults: How this relates to dementia
Background: There is limited literature around peer research in dementia. This study aims to identify the benefits, the risks and the practical challenges and to develop a model of good practice in peer research with people ...
The effects on carer well-being of carer involvement in cognition-based interventions for people with dementia: A systematic review and meta-analysis
OBJECTIVES: To investigate the effects on carer well-being of carer involvement in cognition-based interventions (CBIs) for people with dementia. METHODS: A review and meta-analysis were performed. We searched electronic ...
The contribution of caregiver psychosocial factors to distress associated with behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia
Objective: The objective of the study is to examine caregiver factors as predictors of BPSD-related distress and their potential mechanisms. Method: Informal caregivers of people with dementia (n=157) recruited from 28 ...
Positive psychology outcome measures for family caregivers of people living with dementia: A systematic review
BACKGROUNDFamily caregivers of people living with dementia can have both positive and negative experiences of caregiving. Despite this, existing outcome measures predominately focus on negative aspects of caregiving such ...
Is use of the internet in midlife associated with lower dementia incidence? Results from the english longitudinal study of ageing
OBJECTIVES: Dementia is expected to affect one million individuals in the United Kingdom by 2025; its prodromal phase may start decades before its clinical onset. The aim of this study is to investigate whether use of ...
Improving the care of people with dementia in general hospitals: Evaluation of a whole-system train-the-trainer model
BACKGROUND: There are concerns about the quality of care that people with dementia receive in the general hospital. Staff report a lack of confidence and inadequate training in dementia care. METHODS: A train-the-trainer ...