Understanding the needs of caregivers of persons with dementia: a scoping review.

  title={Understanding the needs of caregivers of persons with dementia: a scoping review.},
  author={Francine N F R Queluz and Emily Kervin and Lori Wozney and P. Fancey and P. McGrath and J. Keefe},
  journal={International psychogeriatrics},
  • Francine N F R Queluz, Emily Kervin, +3 authors J. Keefe
  • Published 2019
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International psychogeriatrics
  • ABSTRACTBackground:The number of people living with dementia (PWD) is increasing worldwide, corresponding with an increasing number of caregivers for PWD. This study aims to identify and describe the literature surrounding the needs of caregivers of PWD and the solutions identified to meet these needs. METHOD A literature search was performed in: PsycInfo, Medline, CINAHL, SCIELO and LILACS, January 2007-January 2018. Two independent reviewers evaluated 1,661 abstracts, and full-text… CONTINUE READING
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