The Effects of Placement on Dementia Care Recipients’ and Family Caregivers’ Quality of Life: A literature review – Quality in Ageing and Older Adults

ABSTRACT Purpose: Our purpose in this study was to review and synthesize the research literature on the quality of life of both caregivers (CGs) and care recipients (CRs) with dementia after admission to long-term care facilities. Design/methodology/approach: Four databases – AgeLine, Medline, EBSCO, and PyscINFO – were searched and the relevant literature from 2002 onwards … [Read More] The Effects of Placement on Dementia Care Recipients’ and Family Caregivers’ Quality of Life: A literature review – Quality in Ageing and Older Adults

Changing the Culture of Long-term Care through Narrative Care: Individual, interpersonal, and institutional dimensions – Journal of Aging Studies

Highlights Living in a nursing home represents a major challenge to narrative identity. Strategies for maintaining narrative identity are proposed. Scaffolded participation in everyday conversations sustains narrative identity. Institutional culture should include a shared, inclusive narrative. The use of narratives lies at the very core of person-centered care. ASBTRACT Interest in the practice of narrative … [Read More] Changing the Culture of Long-term Care through Narrative Care: Individual, interpersonal, and institutional dimensions – Journal of Aging Studies

The Association Between Aspects of Daily Life and Quality of Life of People with Dementia Living in Long-term Care Facilities: A momentary assessment study – International Psychogeriatrics

ABSTRACT Background: To improve the quality of life (QoL) of people with dementia (PwD) living in long-term care facilities, insight into the association between QoL and how people spend their daily lives is urgently needed. This study investigated which aspects of daily life are related to QoL in dementia. Methods: An observational study was conducted. … [Read More] The Association Between Aspects of Daily Life and Quality of Life of People with Dementia Living in Long-term Care Facilities: A momentary assessment study – International Psychogeriatrics

Care Perceptions among Residents of LTC Facilities Purporting to Offer Person-Centred Care – Canadian Journal on Aging

ABSTRACT This study explored qualitatively how residents of long-term care (LTC) facilities feel about and adapt to the care they receive. We interviewed and observed a purposeful selection of elderly residents in seven facilities purporting to provide person-centred care. Interpretative descriptions from 43 personal interviews with 23 participants answered the question: How do residents perceive … [Read More] Care Perceptions among Residents of LTC Facilities Purporting to Offer Person-Centred Care – Canadian Journal on Aging

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