Self and carer perspectives of quality of life in dementia using the QoL-AD.

  title={Self and carer perspectives of quality of life in dementia using the QoL-AD.},
  author={Vasiliki Orgeta and Martin Orrell and Barry Hounsome and Bob Woods},
  journal={International journal of geriatric psychiatry},
  volume={30 1},
OBJECTIVE Quality of life (QoL) is one of the most important outcomes in improving well-being in people with dementia (PwD). The primary aim of the present study was to compare self and carer ratings of QoL in PwD and to identify the most important factors influencing self and carer ratings. METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional analytic study of 488 dyads using the Quality of Life in Alzheimer's Disease scale, demographics, data on self-rated health, and clinical characteristics. RESULTS… CONTINUE READING
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