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Your search has found 492 articles in the database for the term 'Quality of Life (self-rated)'

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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 =...

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

...meet the perceived needs of learners was delivered to GPs and care facility staff in intervention groups. The primary outcome of the study was self-rated quality of life of participants...

Self-management in early-stage dementia: a pilot randomised controlled trial of the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of a self-management group intervention (the SMART study)

...early-stage dementia are contributing accounts that emphasise the benefits of actively engaging in managing the condition. Self-management interventions share the common objectives of educating about the condition, optimising well-being, enhancing...

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...

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 in nursing home residents with advanced dementia

...Objectives: To examine quality of life (QOL) in nursing home (NH) residents with advanced dementia and identify correlates of QOL near the end of life.; Design: Cross-sectional data derived...

Differential perceptions of quality of life (QoL) in community-dwelling persons with mild-to-moderate dementia

...Background: Discordance between patient- and caregiver-reported quality of life (QoL) is well recognized. This study sought to (i) identify predictors of discrepancy between patient- and caregiver-rated QoL amongst community-dwelling...

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