People With Dementia Living Alone in the Community (Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease)

Summary

Research, based on experiences and outcomes concerning people with dementia living alone (with and without help from an informal caregiver) in Germany, indicates that it is possible – provided adequate support services are available – to survive without significant unduly increased health risks.

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Reference

Eichler, T. Hoffmann, W. [and] Hertel, J. [et al] (2016). Living alone with dementia: prevalence, correlates and the utilization of health and nursing care services. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. May 10th 2016; 52(2): pp.619-29.

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