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Dementelcoach: effect of telephone coaching on carers of community-dwelling people with dementia
Background: Dementelcoach is a new telephone intervention to support informal caregivers of community dwelling people with dementia. The effectiveness of this intervention was evaluated on burden and mental health problems of informal caregivers.; Methods: A pre-test/post-test comparison group design was used with three groups of informal caregivers.Two of the groups were experimental and received either […]
Systematic care for caregivers of patients with dementia: a multicenter, cluster-randomized, controlled trial
Objective: To evaluate the effectiveness of the Systematic Care Program for Dementia (SCPD) on patient institutionalization and to determine the predictors of institutionalization.; Design: Single-blind, multicenter, cluster-randomized, controlled trial.; Setting: Six community mental health services (CMHSs) across the Netherlands.; Participants: A total of 295 patient-caregiver dyads referred to a CMHS with suspected patient dementia.; Intervention: […]
Counsellors contact dementia caregivers–predictors of utilisation in a longitudinal study
Background: Counselling of family members is an established procedure in the support of dementia patients’ relatives. In absence of widespread specialised dementia care services in most countries, however, counselling services are often not taken up or only very late in the course of the disease.; Object: In order to promote acceptance of this service, a […]
Transcultural influences in dementia care: observations from a psychosocial intervention study
Background: Various models of intervention for caregivers of patients with dementia have been described. There has been little direct comparison of cultural differences between countries and the effect any differences may exert on the outcome of caregiver interventions.; Aims: The aims of the three-country study (USA, Australia and the UK) were to assess whether caregiver […]