Evaluation of an integrated primary care-led dementia shared care program in Singapore: An effectiveness and cost-effectiveness study.

@article{Saxena2018EvaluationOA,
  title={Evaluation of an integrated primary care-led dementia shared care program in Singapore: An effectiveness and cost-effectiveness study.},
  author={Nakul Saxena and Pradeep Paul George and Kelvin Ws Teo and Woan Shin Tan and Charis Wei Ling Ng and Bee Hoon Heng and Cindy Ying Ying Yeo and Philomena Vasantha Anthony and Colin S H Tan and Kang Yih Low and Valerie Wu and Noorhazlina Binte Ali and Mei Sian Chong},
  journal={Geriatrics & gerontology international},
  year={2018},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={
          479-486
        }
}
AIM With an aging Singapore population, there is an increasing demand for dementia care. The present study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of the Primary Care Dementia Clinic (PCDC) in comparison with the Memory Clinic (MC; hospital-based) and other polyclinics. METHODS A quasi-experimental design was implemented. Effectiveness of PCDC was assessed through caregiver satisfaction, quality of life (caregiver-rated) and adverse events rates. Quality-of-Life measures… CONTINUE READING
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