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Cognitive leisure activities and future risk of cognitive impairment and dementia: Systematic review and meta-analysis
Background:: As life expectancies continue to rise, modifiable lifestyle factors that may prevent cognitive decline and dementia in later life become increasingly important in order to maintain quality of life in old age. ...
Identifying the causes, prevention and management of crises in dementia. An online survey of stakeholders
BACKGROUND: Crisis situations in dementia can lead to hospital admission or institutionalisation. Offering immediate interventions may help avoid admission, whilst stabilising measures can help prevent future crises. OBJECTIVE: ...
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.
Limited validity of the Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) in dementia: Evidence from a confirmatory factor analysis
Objectives: The Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale (HADS) is a well-validated, self-report measure of both anxiety and depression. It is frequently used with people with dementia. However, its structural validity has ...
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 ...
Peer support interventions for family carers of adults with chronic mental or physical illness who are living at home
Withdrawn. This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows: To assess the effects of peer support interventions on health-related quality of life (i.e. mental and physical health) ...
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 ...
Training in old age psychiatry: The 30 countries' perspective
To improve the care of older people with mental health problems it is necessary to have a highly skilled workforce who is very well-trained in the diagnosis and management of the range of the psychiatric problems affecting ...