Tag Archives: Department of Primary and Community Care: Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre

Dementia Care Mapping in Nursing Homes: Economic Analysis (PloS One)

Summary Dementia-care mapping (DCM) is an intervention for reducing neuropsychiatric symptoms in people with dementia in nursing homes. This article discusses a randomised controlled trial into the effectiveness of DCM and an investigation of the costs of DCM. DCM appears … Continue reading

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Depression Management in Nursing-Home Residents (Lancet)

Summary This study aimed to establish the effectiveness of a structural approach to depression management in nursing homes in the Netherlands. A multidisciplinary care programme, Act in Case of Depression (AiD), was found to reduce the prevalence of depression in … Continue reading

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