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Your search has found 571 articles in the database for the term 'Quality Adjusted Life Year (QALY)'

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

...Dying scale (EOLD-CAD; range: 12-42) to assess quality of dying (comfort). Regression analyses were performed with time (trend) as an independent factor and were adjusted for clustering of residents within...

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...

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

...Results: No difference in quality of life (quality of life-Alzheimer’s disease (QOL-AD)) was observed between the two groups, six weeks after having received the LSB (F(1,20) = 0.08, p =...

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...

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 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...

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...

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

...of purpose and sense of usefulness, and relationships.; Conclusions: Mixed methods evaluation demonstrated that intergenerational volunteering might enhance quality of life through several key pathways, most significantly reduced stress.;...

Nursing home care for people with dementia and residents’ quality of life, quality of care and staff well-being: design of the Living Arrangements for people with Dementia (LAD)-study

...well being, quality of care and residents’ quality of life. Furthermore, it is unknown what the consequences of the increasingly small scale organization of care are for the amount of...

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