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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 ...
The relationship between quality of life, health and care transition: an empirical comparison in an older post-acute population
(BioMed Central Ltd., 2012-06-15)
Background: The aim of this study was to explore, via empirical comparison, the relationship between quality of life, as measured by the ICECAP-O capability index (a new instrument designed to measure and value quality of ...
Influence of health locus of control on recovery of function in recently hospitalized frail older adults
(John Wiley & Sons Ltd, 2014-03-27)
AIM: To investigate the influence of health locus of control on physical function, quality of life, depression and satisfaction with care transition in a sample of older adults after a hospital admission. METHODS: A total ...
Should we provide outreach rehabilitation to very old people living in Nursing Care Facilities after a hip fracture? A randomised controlled trial
(Oxford Academic, 2019-02-22)
To determine whether a 4-week postoperative rehabilitation program delivered in Nursing Care Facilities (NCFs) would improve quality of life and mobility compared with receiving usual care.
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) ...