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Your search has found 253 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...

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.;...

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...

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...

The effect of person-centred dementia care to prevent agitation and other neuropsychiatric symptoms and enhance quality of life in nursing home patients: A 10-month randomized controlled trial

...for Depression in Dementia (CSDD) and the Quality of Life in Late-Stage Dementia (QUALID) scale. Results: Changes in the BARS score did not differ significantly between the DCM and the...

The contribution of intimate live music performances to the quality of life for persons with dementia

...Objective: The aim of this study was to assess the effect of intimate live music performances delivered by professional singers on the quality of life of persons with mild...

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