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A review of the factors associated with the non-use of respite services by carers of people with dementia: implications for policy and practice.
The use of respite services by carers has been shown to extend the length of time people with dementia can remain living in the community with family support. However, the use of respite services byExpand
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Why carers of people with dementia do not utilise out-of-home respite services.
While many people with dementia require institutional care, having a co-resident carer improves the likelihood that people can live at home. Although caregiving can have positive aspects, carersExpand
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Residential Respite Care: The Caregiver's Last Resort
Understanding the beliefs that caregivers of people with dementia have in regard to the use of residential respite may inform strategies to address low service utilisation. In this article, theExpand
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“Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea”: The Beliefs of Caregivers of People With Dementia Regarding the Use of In-Home Respite Services
This article details results from qualitative research with caregivers in regard to the beliefs they associate with the use of in-home respite services. Outcomes are perceived by caregivers inExpand
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Use of day centers for respite by help-seeking caregivers of individuals with dementia.
Addressing the use of respite services by caregivers of individuals with dementia is important to improving social support among this vulnerable group. This article uses theory to conceptualize theExpand
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The development and testing of the dementia friendly communities environment assessment tool (DFC EAT).
BACKGROUND There is a growing recognition of the need to make the built environment in towns and cities more enabling for people with dementia. This study reports the development of a reliable toolExpand
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Reflections and Recommendations for Conducting In-Depth Interviews With People With Dementia
Despite the importance and advantages of including people with dementia in research, there are various challenges for researchers and participants to their involvement. This article draws on theExpand
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Empowering patients in the hospital as a new approach to reducing the burden of health care-associated infections: The attitudes of hospital health care workers.
BACKGROUND Any approach promoting a culture of safety and the prevention of health care-associated infections (HCAIs) should involve all stakeholders, including by definition the patients themselves.Expand
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Dementia attitudes and help-seeking intentions: an investigation of responses to two scenarios of an experience of the early signs of dementia
Objectives: To investigate associations between dementia-attitudes and help-seeking intentions. Method: An online survey of 611 Australian adults (45–60 years) assessed dementia-related attitudes andExpand
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A systematic review to update the Australian physical activity guidelines for children and young people
The objective of this review is to inform Australian Government policy on the relationship between physical activity (including the amount, frequency, intensity, duration, and type) and healthExpand
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