Maintenance cognitive stimulation therapy for dementia: single-blind, multicentre, pragmatic randomised controlled trial.

@article{Orrell2014MaintenanceCS,
  title={Maintenance cognitive stimulation therapy for dementia: single-blind, multicentre, pragmatic randomised controlled trial.},
  author={Martin Orrell and Elisa Aguirre and Aimee Spector and Zo{\"e} Hoare and Robert T Woods and A. D. Streater and Helen Donovan and Juanita Hoe and Martin Knapp and Christopher Whitaker and Ian Russell},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  year={2014},
  volume={204 6},
  pages={
          454-61
        }
}
BACKGROUND There is good evidence for the benefits of short-term cognitive stimulation therapy for dementia but little is known about possible long-term effects. AIMS To evaluate the effectiveness of maintenance cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) for people with dementia in a single-blind, pragmatic randomised controlled trial including a substudy with participants taking acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (AChEIs). METHOD The participants were 236 people with dementia from 9 care homes and 9… CONTINUE READING