Caring for Aged Dementia Care Resident Study (CADRES) of person-centred care, dementia-care mapping, and usual care in dementia: a cluster-randomised trial

Title: Caring for Aged Dementia Care Resident Study (CADRES) of person-centred care, dementia-care mapping, and usual care in dementia: a cluster-randomised trial

Author: Chenoweth L et al

Date: April 2009

Source: The Lancet Neurology, Volume 8, Issue 4, Pages 317 – 325

In a nutshell: The article discusses that evidence for improved outcomes for people with dementia through provision of person-centred care and dementia-care mapping is largely observational. The authors aimed to do a large, randomised comparison of person-centred care, dementia-care mapping, and usual care. Results suggest person-centred care and dementia-care mapping both seem to reduce agitation in people with dementia in residential care.

Document length: 18 pages

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