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The cost of care homes for people with dementia in England: A modelling approach
To examine the cost of care for people with dementia in institutional care settings, to understand the major cost drivers and to highlight opportunities for service development. Data on 277 residents with dementia in 16 ...
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 ...
Challenge Demcare: Management of challenging behaviour in dementia at home and in care homes - development, evaluation and implementation of an online individualised intervention for care homes; and a cohort study of specialist community mental health care for families
Dementia with challenging behaviour (CB) causes significant distress for caregivers and the person with dementia. It is associated with breakdown of care at home and disruption in care homes. Challenge Demcare aimed to ...
CST in care homes: Results of evaluation
How can low uptake of cognitive stimulation therapy in care homes be increased? Amy Streater and Martin Orrell found a way to achieve a marked improvement.
"Cognitive stimulation therapy for people with dementia in practice: A service evaluation": Corrigendum
Reports an error in "Cognitive stimulation therapy for people with dementia in practice: A service evaluation" by Amy Streater, Elisa Aguirre, Aimee Spector and Martin Orrell ( The British Journal of Occupational Therapy, ...
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. ...
Evaluation of a staff training programme using positive psychology coaching with film and theatre elements in care homes: Views and attitudes of residents, staff and relatives
BACKGROUND: There is a recognised need to improve staff training in care homes. The aim of this study was to conduct a qualitative evaluation of the Ladder to the Moon Culture Change Studio Engagement Programme (CCSEP), a ...
Impact of person-centred care training and person-centred activities on quality of life, agitation, and antipsychotic use in people with dementia living in nursing homes: A cluster-randomised controlled trial
BACKGROUNDAgitation is a common, challenging symptom affecting large numbers of people with dementia and impacting on quality of life (QoL). There is an urgent need for evidence-based, cost-effective psychosocial interventions ...
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 ...
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. ...