This database contains 9 studies, archived under the term: "home nursing"
Does theatre improve the quality of life of people with dementia?
Background: A new communication method, the “Veder method”, has recently been developed. Caregivers are trained to apply this method in a group activity (“living-room theatre activity”) for people with dementia in which theatrical stimuli are used in combination with proven emotion-oriented care methods. The aim of this exploratory study was to evaluate the added value […]
Sleep in dementia caregivers and the effect of a nighttime monitoring system
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine if a nighttime home monitoring system, designed to track the movements of a care recipient with dementia, would relieve worry and improve sleep in caregivers of persons with dementia.; Design and Methods: In this controlled clinical trial, 49 dementia caregivers were followed for up to 1 […]
Use of multisensory environments in the home for people with dementia
The purpose of this pilot study was to explore the feasibility and effectiveness of using multisensory environments (MSE) in the home of people with dementia. A qualitative research design was used, which included semi-structured interviews and self-rated caregiver observation checklists. Field notes and audio recorded interviews were transcribed for data analysis. Data were reduced and […]
Costs of dementia in Hungary
Objective: The main aim of this paper is to give an overview on the quality of life, health care utilisation and costs of dementia in Hungary.; Method: A cross-sectional non-population based study of 88 consecutive dementia patients and their caregivers was conducted in three GP practices and one outpatient setting in 2008. Resource Utilization in […]