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Further Dementia Diagnostic Test Accuracy Systematic Review Protocols (Cochrane Database)

Summary This is an additional list of diagnostic testing-related protocols, further to the Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group (CDCIG) Diagnostic Test Accuracy (DTA) protocols and protocol templates listed earlier in Generic Protocol(s) for Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews in Dementia … Continue reading

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Generic Protocol(s) for Diagnostic Test Accuracy Reviews in Dementia (Cochrane Database)

Summary The Cochrane Dementia and Cognitive Improvement Group (CDCIG) is working – in collaboration with the Cochrane Diagnostic Test Accuracy Review Unit (DTA Unit) and the Institute of Public Health (IPH) – on a series of Cochrane Diagnostic Test Accuracy … Continue reading

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Individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia (iCST): RCT Study Protocol (Trials)

Summary Although the Department of Health favours improving access to psychological therapies many people with dementia are unable to access psychological interventions which could improve their quality of life, and that of their carers. Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) groups can improve … Continue reading

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Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) In Practice: a Research Protocol

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) is a psychosocial evidence-based group intervention for people with dementia recommended by NICE guidelines. This study … Continue reading

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Behavioural Problems in Nursing Home Residents with Dementia: a Care Programme

Abstract The effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of a new care programme for managing behavioural problems, based on Dutch national guidelines, are discussed and evaluated. The care programme  consists of four steps: detection, analysis, treatment and evaluation. Fourteen dementia special care units are … Continue reading

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Evaluation of UK Integrated Care Pilots (Research Protocol)

Abstract The NHS appointed 16 Integrated Care Pilots with a range of aims, including the development of new organisational structures to support integration, changes in staff roles, reducing unscheduled or unnecessary emergency hospital admissions, reducing the length of hospital stay, … Continue reading

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Community Occupational Therapy Interventions: A Research Protocol

Abstract Effective interventions for people with dementia and their caregivers should involve specific implementation efforts. These efforts should ensure that Community Occupational Therapy in Dementia (COTiD) programmes are able to overcome barriers and be implemented optimally. A combined implementation strategy has been developed … Continue reading

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