The study protocol of a cluster-randomised controlled trial of family-mediated personalised activities for nursing home residents with dementia

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BACKGROUND Following admission to a nursing home, the feelings of depression and burden that family carers may experience do not necessarily diminish. Additionally, they may experience feelings of guilt and grief for the loss of a previously close relationship. At the same time, individuals with dementia may develop symptoms of depression and agitation… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2318-12-2

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@inproceedings{Ploeg2012TheSP, title={The study protocol of a cluster-randomised controlled trial of family-mediated personalised activities for nursing home residents with dementia}, author={Eva S van der Ploeg and Cameron J. Camp and Barbara J Eppingstall and Susannah J Runci and Daniel W O'Connor}, booktitle={BMC geriatrics}, year={2012} }