Tag Archives: Quality of Live (Qualidem)

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 … Continue reading

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Serial Trial Intervention for Pain and Challenging Behaviour in Advanced Dementia Patients (STA OP!)

Abstract An estimated 45-80% of nursing home residents are in pain (physical discomfort) and up to 80% display challenging behaviour. Christine Kovach developed the serial trial intervention (STI) in the USA, and has shown how this protocol leads to lower … Continue reading

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