The quality of life of people with dementia and their family carers.

  title={The quality of life of people with dementia and their family carers.},
  author={Froydis Kristine Bruvik and Ingun Dina Ulstein and Anette Hylen Ranhoff and Knut Engedal},
  journal={Dementia and geriatric cognitive disorders},
  volume={34 1},
BACKGROUND We aimed to identify factors associated with the quality of life (QoL) of 'persons with dementia' (PWDs) and their family carers. METHOD Two-hundred and thirty dyads of PWDs and their family carers were included. The PWDs were assessed with the Neuropsychiatric Inventory (NPI-Q), two Activities of Daily Living (ADL) scales, the Cornell Scale and the QoL-Alzheimer's Disease scale (QoL-AD; self- and proxy-reported scores). The carers were assessed with the QoL-AD and the Geriatric… CONTINUE READING
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