What is the effectiveness of the support worker role for people with dementia and their carers? A systematic review

@inproceedings{Goeman2016WhatIT,
  title={What is the effectiveness of the support worker role for people with dementia and their carers? A systematic review},
  author={Dianne Goeman and Emma Renehan and Susan Hermina Koch},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Dementia is progressive in nature and the associated functional decline inevitably leads to increasing dependence on others in areas of daily living. Models of support have been developed and implemented to assist with adjusting to living with memory loss and functional decline; to navigate the health and aged care system; and to access services. We undertook a systematic review of international literature on key worker type support roles to identify essential components and… CONTINUE READING