Recent reviews and meta-analyses about carers, and caring for people with dementia, are listed below. Some of these articles are available freely, while the full-text of the other articles may need a suitable Athens password, a journal subscription or payment for access.
The Bibliographic Citations
Sansoni, J. Anderson, K.H. Varona, L.M. [et al]. (2013). Caregivers of Alzheimer’s patients and factors influencing institutionalization of loved ones: some considerations on existing literature. Annali di Igiene. May – June 2013; 25(3): 235-46. Review. Full Text Link.
Liu J, Wang LN. (2013). Caregivers of patients with dementia in Chinese mainland: a retrospective analysis. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. September 4th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].
McKenzie, J.E. French, S.D. O’Connor, D.A. [et al]. (2013). Evidence-based care of older people with suspected cognitive impairment in general practice: protocol for the IRIS cluster randomised trial. Implementation Science: IS. August 19th 2013; 8: 91. Full Text Link.
Prorok, J.C. Horgan, S. [and] Seitz, D.P. (2013). Health care experiences of people with dementia and their caregivers: a meta-ethnographic analysis of qualitative studies. CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association. September 3rd 2013. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.
Vollmar, H.C. Goluchowicz, K. Beckert, B. [et al]. (2013). Health care for people with dementia in 2030: results of a multidisciplinary scenario process. Health Policy. August 6th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].
Smith, R. [and] Greenwood, N. (2013). The impact of volunteer mentoring schemes on carers of people with dementia and volunteer mentors: a systematic review. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. October 1st 2013. [Epub ahead of print].
Cadieux, M.A. Garcia, L.J. [and] Patrick, J. (2013). Needs of people with dementia in long-term care: a systematic review. American Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias. September 4th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].
Kuske, S. Vollmar, H.C. [and] Bartholomeyczik, S. (2013). [People with dementia between home and respite care: quality assurance for cross-over communication, a systematic review.]. Gesundheitswesen. September 30th 2013. [Epub ahead of print] German.
Trivedi, D. Goodman, C. Dickinson, A. [et al]. (2013). A protocol for a systematic review of research on managing behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia for community-dwelling older people: evidence mapping and syntheses. Systematic Reviews. August 28th 2013; 2(1): 70. [Epub ahead of print]. Full Text Link.
Boots, L.M. de Vugt, M.E. van Knippenberg, R.J. [et al]. (2013). A systematic review of Internet-based supportive interventions for caregivers of patients with dementia. International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. August 20th 2013. [Epub ahead of print].
[A version of this collection features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 11, June 2014].