Effectiveness of respite care in supporting informal caregivers of persons with dementia: a systematic review

@article{Vandepitte2016EffectivenessOR,
  title={Effectiveness of respite care in supporting informal caregivers of persons with dementia: a systematic review},
  author={Sophie Vandepitte and Nele Van Den Noortgate and Koen Putman and Sofie Verhaeghe and Caroline Verdonck and Lieven Annemans},
  journal={International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry},
  year={2016},
  volume={31},
  pages={1277 - 1288}
}
Supporting informal caregivers of persons with dementia is considered to be an effective strategy for improving the well‐being of caregivers and care recipients and for delaying nursing home placement. Although considerable research has been conducted to investigate the effectiveness of psychoeducational interventions, cognitive behavioral therapy, and occupational therapy, research into the effectiveness of respite care is rare. This systematic review aims to investigate the effectiveness of… 

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