Overview of systematic reviews. Effective home support in dementia care: Components and impacts, Stage 1, psychosocial interventions for dementia.

P Clarkson, J Hughes, C Xie, M Larbey, Brenda Roe, C Giebel, D Jolley, D Challis

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Abstract

Aim. To synthesise evidence to identify the components of effective psychosocial interventions in dementia care to inform clinical practice, policy and research. Background. With population ageing dementia represents a significant care challenge with 60% of people with dementia living at home. Design. Overview of systematic reviews with narrative summary. Data sources. Electronic searches of published systematic reviews in English using Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, DARE, EPPI-Centre, between September 2013 and April 2014. Review methods. Systematic reviews were appraised against Cochrane Collaboration levels of effectiveness. Components of psychosocial interventions were identified with their theoretical rationale. Findings were explored with a Patient, Public and Carer Involvement group.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2845-2863
JournalJournal of Advanced Nursing
Volume73
Issue number7
Early online date16 Jun 2017
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Nov 2017

Keywords

  • nursing
  • care homes
  • care at home
  • dementia
  • overview of reviews
  • psychosocial interventions

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