A randomized controlled trial to examine the effectiveness of case management model for community dwelling older persons with mild dementia in Hong Kong.

@article{Lam2010ARC,
  title={A randomized controlled trial to examine the effectiveness of case management model for community dwelling older persons with mild dementia in Hong Kong.},
  author={Linda C. W. Lam and Jenny Shun Wah Lee and Jenny C. C. Chung and Anna Yin-Har Lau and Jean Woo and Timothy Chi Yui Kwok},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  year={2010},
  volume={25 4},
  pages={395-402}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a case management (CM) model for people with mild dementia, whereby resources within the family and in the community were mobilized and optimally used. METHOD Community dwelling psychiatric and geriatrics outpatients with mild dementia were randomized to receive CM by a trained occupational therapist for 4 months (CM group, N = 59) or usual care only (control group, N = 43). Primary outcome indicators included the Zarit Burden Scale (ZBI), General Health Questionnaire… CONTINUE READING
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