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An empirical comparison of the measurement properties of the EQ-5D-5L, DEMQOL-U and DEMQOL-Proxy-U for older people in residential care
(Springer Nature, 2018-01-05)
Purpose This study aimed to empirically compare the measurement properties of self-reported and proxy-reported (in cases of severe cognitive impairment) generic (EQ-5D-5L) and condition-specific (DEMQOL-U and DEMQOL-Proxy-U) ...
Clinical practice guidelines for dementia in Australia
(Australasian Medical Publishing Company, 2016-03-14)
About 9% of Australians aged 65 years and over have a diagnosis of dementia. Clinical practice guidelines aim to enhance research translation by synthesising recent evidence for health and aged care professionals. New ...
Psychotropic medications in older people in residential care facilities and associations with quality of life: a cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2018-02-26)
Background Psychotropic medications have been associated with many adverse outcomes in older people living in residential care. Home-like models of residential care may be preferable to traditional models of care and we ...
Struggling to maintain individuality – Describing the experience of food in nursing homes for people with dementia
Purpose of the study: To describe the food and dining experience of people with cognitive impairment and their family members in nursing homes. Design and methods: Interviews and focus groups with people with cognitive ...