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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 […]
Engaging communities in evidence-based interventions for dementia caregivers
Caring for a family member with dementia is associated with unique stressors and burdens related to caregiving. Delivering interventions with proven efficacy to dementia caregivers remains a challenge because of the complexity of providing psychosocial support and skills training for caregivers within current models of formal healthcare services. This article focuses on implementation research and […]
Survival of community-dwelling older people: the effect of cognitive impairment and social engagement
Objectives: To examine the association and interaction between cognitive impairment and social support and mortality.; Design: Prospective cohort study.; Setting: Fifty-three family practices in the United Kingdom.; Participants: Community-dwelling people (aged > or =75) participating in the Medical Research Council Trial of the Assessment and Management of Older People in the Community (10,720 individual subjects […]