The Determinants of Quality of Life of Nursing Home Residents with Young-Onset Dementia and the Differences between Dementia Subtypes.

@article{Appelhof2017TheDO,
  title={The Determinants of Quality of Life of Nursing Home Residents with Young-Onset Dementia and the Differences between Dementia Subtypes.},
  author={Britt Appelhof and Christian Bakker and Jeannette C L van Duinen-van den IJssel and Sandra A. Zwijsen and Martin Smalbrugge and Frans R J Verhey and Marjolein E de Vugt and Sytse U. Zuidema and Raymond T. C. M. Koopmans},
  journal={Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders},
  year={2017},
  volume={43 5-6},
  pages={
          320-329
        }
}
AIMS The aims of this study are to (1) explore the determinants of quality of life (QoL) in nursing home residents with young-onset dementia (YOD), (2) investigate whether there are differences between dementia subtypes (Alzheimer dementia, vascular/mixed dementia, frontotemporal dementia, other) regarding these determinants, and (3) compare QoL profiles of YOD nursing home residents across dementia subtypes. METHODS This cross-sectional study included 207 nursing home residents. Multilevel… CONTINUE READING