Kerstin Köhler

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Die Mehrheit der Menschen mit Demenz in Deutschland lebt in Privathaushalten. Diese meist von Angehörigen koordinierten informellen Versorgungsarrangements sind die zentrale Ressource in der Versorgung; Herstellung und Aufrechterhaltung von Stabilität ist ein handlungsleitendes Motiv. Eine Definition von Stabilität in diesem Kontext liegt jedoch bisher(More)
BACKGROUND In Germany, the number of people with dementia living in nursing homes is rapidly increasing. Providing adequate care for their special needs is a challenge for institutions and their staff members. Because of the growing number of people with dementia, changes to the conceptual orientation of nursing homes have occurred. These changes include(More)
In 2007 guidelines for the care of people with dementia living in nursing homes, especially for handling challenging behaviour, have been published that recommend certain interventions. The aim of this study is a systematic review of publications about projects and the development and utilisation of interventions recommended in the German guideline in(More)
Non-pharmacological interventions are guideline-recommended as initial treatment for people with dementia in nursing homes. In Germany, there is no instrument available to collect standardized data on the application of all of these interventions; an investigation of their use in large-scale samples is not currently possible. This article describes the(More)
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