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Cognitive stimulation therapy for people with dementia in practice: A service evaluation
Introduction: Cognitive stimulation therapy is a well-recognised evidence-based cognitive psychosocial intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia. Despite increased use of the programme, little is known about ...
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 ...
Cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) for people with dementia in practice: An observational study
Introduction: The delivery of cognitive stimulation as a cognitive based psychosocial intervention for people with mild to moderate dementia is supported in the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence guidelines. ...
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 ...
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 ...
Impact of untimely access to formal care on costs and quality of life in community dwelling people with dementia
BACKGROUNDAccess to formal care is not always timely and a better understanding on the impact of untimely access is needed.OBJECTIVETo examine, from a societal perspective, the impact of untimely access to formal care in ...
Emotional distress mediates the relationship between cognitive failures, dysfunctional coping and life satisfaction in older people living in sheltered housing: A structural equation modelling approach
OBJECTIVES: Little is known about the relationship between cognitive failures, emotional distress and life satisfaction in late life. Experiencing cognitive failures is a known risk for declining life satisfaction in older ...
Cost-utility analysis of community occupational therapy in dementia (Cotid-Uk) versus usual care: Results from valid, a multi-site randomized controlled trial in the UK
Objectives: Aim of this work is to assess the costs, outcomes and the cost-utility of the Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD-UK) intervention compared to Treatment as usual (TAU), using the within-trial data ...
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 ...