Development and Implementation of Tele-Savvy for Dementia Caregivers: A Department of Veterans Affairs Clinical Demonstration Project.

@article{Griffiths2016DevelopmentAI,
  title={Development and Implementation of Tele-Savvy for Dementia Caregivers: A Department of Veterans Affairs Clinical Demonstration Project.},
  author={Patricia C. Griffiths and Max Whitney and Mariya A Kovaleva and Kenneth W. Hepburn},
  journal={The Gerontologist},
  year={2016},
  volume={56 1},
  pages={145-54}
}
PURPOSE OF THE STUDY To test fidelity and preliminary efficacy of Tele-Savvy, an internet-based version of the in-person, evidence-based psychoeducation Savvy Caregiver Program (SCP) for dementia caregivers. Tele-Savvy used synchronous (tele-conferences) and asynchronous components (video modules) to provide program access to caregivers in their homes. DESIGN AND METHODS SCP experts were surveyed to evaluate Tele-Savvy's fidelity to SCP. A convenience sample of 30 dementia caregivers from the… CONTINUE READING

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