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Evaluation of the Individual Budgets Pilot Programme: Final Report
Individual budgets (IBs) were piloted as a new way of providing support for older and disabled adults and people with mental health problems eligible for publicly funded social care. TheExpand
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A New Version of the Geriatric Depression Scale for Nursing and Residential Home Populations: The Geriatric Depression Scale (Residential) (GDS-12R)
The objective was to develop a new short-form Geriatric Depression Scale (GDS-12R) suitable for older people living in nursing and residential care settings, including those persons with significantExpand
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Changes in the Quality of Life of People With Dementia Living in Care Homes
Quality of Life (QoL) is now an established outcome measure for people with dementia. There is a need to understand if measures are sensitive to change and what factors are associated with change inExpand
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The needs of older people with dementia in residential care
People with dementia often move into care homes as their needs become too complex or expensive for them to remain in their own homes. Little is known about how well their needs are met within careExpand
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‘Not knowing where I am doesn't mean I don't know what I like’: cognitive impairment and quality of life responses in elderly people
To elucidate the extent to which elderly people with cognitive impairment are able to answer questions about their quality of life.
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Case management approaches to home support for people with dementia.
BACKGROUND Over 35 million people are estimated to be living with dementia in the world and the societal costs are very high. Case management is a widely used and strongly promoted complexExpand
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The needs of people with dementia in care homes: the perspectives of users, staff and family caregivers
ABSTRACT Background: People with dementia in care homes are at risk of having their views ignored and decisions are often made on their behalf by care home staff and family carers. The aim of thisExpand
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Recognition of depression by staff in nursing and residential homes.
Newly admitted residents in long-term care facilities are particularly vulnerable to depression and the early recognition and treatment of depression is therefore crucial around the time of admissionExpand
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Dependency in older people recently admitted to care homes.
OBJECTIVE to investigate dependency and general health status of a cohort of older people admitted to residential or nursing homes for long-term care. METHOD we assessed 308 people aged over 65Expand
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