Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2017 May 1;45(3):116-26. Epub 2017 May 1.
Assistance Center of Zamora. Department of Psychiatry.
Ont Health Technol Assess Ser 2008 1;8(4):1-98. Epub 2008 Oct 1.
Unlabelled: In early August 2007, the Medical Advisory Secretariat began work on the Aging in the Community project, an evidence-based review of the literature surrounding healthy aging in the community. The Health System Strategy Division at the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care subsequently asked the secretariat to provide an evidentiary platform for the ministry's newly released Aging at Home Strategy.After a broad literature review and consultation with experts, the secretariat identified 4 key areas that strongly predict an elderly person's transition from independent community living to a long-term care home. Read More
Int J Evid Based Healthc 2008 Jun;6(2):137-72
University of Queensland/Blue Care Research and Practice Development Centre, (Formally of the Dementia Collaborative Research Centre), Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.
Objectives The objective of this review was to assess the effectiveness of interventions that assist caregivers to provide support for people living with dementia in the community. Inclusion criteria Types of participants Adult caregivers who provide support for people with dementia living in the community (non-institutional care). Types of interventions Interventions designed to support caregivers in their role such as skills training, education to assist in caring for a person living with dementia and support groups/programs. Read More
Actas Esp Psiquiatr 2014 Nov-Dec;42(6):300-14. Epub 2014 Nov 1.
Instituto de Investigaciones Psiquiátricas Fundación Mª Josefa Recio, Bilbao. España Universidad del País Vasco Departamento de Neurociencias de Medicina. Lejona. España.
Introduction: With the aging of the population, an increasing number of people have dementia, most of whom are receiving home care. Caregivers are exposed to a variety of stressors, which may lead to feeling burdened, or to depression and anxiety. Various programs or structured interventions have been developed to prevent or lessen these negative consequences. Read More
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 2014 Apr 20;29(4):331-44. Epub 2013 Aug 20.
Department of Psychiatry and Neuropsychology and Alzheimer Centre Limburg, School for Mental Health and Neurosciences, Maastricht University, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Objective: Because of the expected increase in the number of dementia patients, the unlikelihood of a cure in the near future, and the rising cost of care, there is an increasing need for effective caregiver interventions. Internet interventions hold considerable promise for meeting the educational and support needs of informal dementia caregivers at reduced costs. The current study aims to provide an overview of the evidence for the effectiveness, feasibility, and quality of Internet interventions for informal caregivers of people with dementia. Read More