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BACKGROUND Previous findings indicate that people with dementia and their informal carers experience difficulties accessing and using formal care services due to a mismatch between needs and service use. This mismatch causes overall dissatisfaction and is a waste of the scarce financial care resources. This article presents the background and methods of the(More)
Erratum After publication of the original article [1] it was brought to our attention that author Martin Orrell was incorrectly included as Martin Orrel. The correct spelling of the name is included in the author list of this erratum and updated in the original article. Reference 1. Kerpershoek L, et al. Access to timely formal dementia care in Europe:(More)
People with dementia and their informal carers often do not receive appropriate professional support or it is not received at the right time. Description and comparison of common pathways to formal community dementia care in eight European countries as a part of the transnational Actifcare project. The German team was responsible for creating an individual(More)
OBJECTIVES To identify caregiver profiles of persons with mild to moderate dementia and to investigate differences between identified caregiver profiles, using baseline data of the international prospective cohort study Actifcare. METHODS A latent class analysis was used to discover different caregiver profiles based on disease related characteristics of(More)
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