Improved quality of life and cognitive stimulation therapy in dementia.

@article{Woods2006ImprovedQO,
  title={Improved quality of life and cognitive stimulation therapy in dementia.},
  author={Bob Woods and Lene Thorgrimsen and Aimee Spector and Lindsay Royan and Martin Orrell},
  journal={Aging & mental health},
  year={2006},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={219-26}
}
Quality of life (QoL) is now seen as a key outcome in many aspects of dementia care. In a recent randomized controlled trial of Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) groups, significant improvements in self-reported QoL were identified as well as changes in cognitive function. This further analysis of results from the trial examines whether the changes in these two domains occurred independently, perhaps for different reasons, or whether the effect of treatment on QoL was mediated by the changes… CONTINUE READING