Effects of Dementia Care Mapping on Nursing Home Residents’ Quality of Life and Staff Attitudes: the Leben-QD II Study (BMC Geriatrics)

Summary

This article discusses the design of the Leben-QD II Study, which will be an early step in assessing the effectiveness of Dementia Care Mapping (DCM) and discovering challenges in the implementation of DCM, in German nursing homes. The intention is to inform German national discussions about improving dementia-specific Quality of Life (Qol) and quality of care in nursing homes; and to help decisions about suitable resource allocation. Further trials and the development of an implementation strategy are envisioned.

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Halek, M. Dichter, MN. [and] Quasdorf, T. [et al] (2013). The effects of dementia care mapping on nursing home residents’ quality of life and staff attitudes: design of the quasi-experimental study Leben-QD II. BMC Geriatrics, June 1st 2013, 13, 53. (Click here to view the PubMed abstract).

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