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Life review and life story books for people with mild to moderate dementia: a randomised controlled trial

...Objectives: To evaluate the effect of different pathways for developing a life story book (LSB) for people with dementia.; Method: Preliminary randomised control trial; 23 people with dementia in...

Improved end-of-life care for patients with dementia: greater family satisfaction and possibly greater end-of-life comfort

...Objective: To analyse possible trends in families’ evaluations of the quality of end-of-life care and the quality of dying in dementia.; Design: Analysis of individual patient data from 3...

Validation study of the prototype of a disease-specific index measure for health-related quality of life in dementia

...Background: Index measures for health-related quality of life (HRQoL) quantify the desirability (utility) of a certain health state. The commonly used generic index measure, e.g. EuroQol: EQ-5D, may underestimate...

Current treatments of Alzheimer disease: are main caregivers satisfied with the drug treatments received by their patients?

...this study was thus to find out the degree of satisfaction with the main available drug treatments in monotherapy for AD from this point of view.; Methods: A cross-sectional, multicentre...

Effectiveness of a structured education reminiscence-based programme for staff on the quality of life of residents with dementia in long-stay units: a study protocol for a cluster randomised trial

...Psychosocial interventions, such as reminiscence, have the potential to improve the quality of life of people with dementia. However, while reminiscence is used widely in dementia care, its impact on...

Quality of life of nursing‐home residents with dementia subject to surveillance technology versus physical restraints: An explorative study

...study explored whether nursing-home residents with dementia subjected to surveillance technology had better quality of life scores for mood, behavioral and societal dimensions than residents with physical restraints. Methods: Quality...

Quality of life of residents with dementia in traditional versus small-scale long-term care settings: a quasi-experimental study

...residents with dementia, compared to traditional long-term care in the Netherlands and Belgium. The primary outcome was quality of life, divided into nine different domains.; Design: The study had a...

A cluster-randomised trial of staff education to improve the quality of life of people with dementia living in residential care: the DIRECT study

...improves the quality of life of participants with dementia living in residential care.; Methodology/principal Findings: This cluster-randomised controlled trial was conducted in 39 residential aged care facilities in the metropolitan...

Intergenerational volunteering and quality of life: mixed methods evaluation of a randomized control trial involving persons with mild to moderate dementia

...life (QOL) for persons with mild to moderate dementia.; Methods: Fifteen participants were randomized into intervention and control groups. The intervention group participated in hour-long volunteer sessions with a kindergarten...

Does a ‘Singing Together Group’ improve the quality of life of people with a dementia and their carers? A pilot evaluation study

...Ten people with dementia (PWD) and their family carers participated in a Singing Together Group for 10 weeks and measures of mood, quality of life, PWD’s behavioural and psychological...

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