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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 =...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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