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.
- care homes
- care at home
- overview of reviews
- psychosocial interventions
Clarkson, P., Hughes, J., Xie, C., Larbey, M., Roe, B., Giebel, C., Jolley, D., & Challis, D. (2017). Overview of systematic reviews. Effective home support in dementia care: Components and impacts, Stage 1, psychosocial interventions for dementia. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(7), 2845-2863. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan13362