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Social participation in the Promoting Activity, Independence and Stability in Early Dementia (PrAISED), a home-based therapy intervention for people living with dementia: a realist evaluation (2024)
Journal Article

Background. Interventions promoting social activity may reduce behavioural psychological symptoms and improve quality of life in people living with dementia. This study aimed to identify social benefits for participants living with dementia in the co... Read More about Social participation in the Promoting Activity, Independence and Stability in Early Dementia (PrAISED), a home-based therapy intervention for people living with dementia: a realist evaluation.

Factors influencing the commissioning and implementation of health and social care interventions for people with dementia: commissioner and stakeholder perspectives (2024)
Journal Article

Background Despite several interventions demonstrating benefit to people living with dementia and their caregivers, few have been translated and implemented in routine clinical practice. There is limited evidence of the barriers and facilitators for... Read More about Factors influencing the commissioning and implementation of health and social care interventions for people with dementia: commissioner and stakeholder perspectives.

Whether from a position of strength or weakness, geriatric medicine has work to do to drive up standards in health care for older people (2023)
Journal Article

• Geriatric medicine is the largest physicianly specialty in the UK, with high levels of competition for available training posts. • Improving care of older people has been the focus of multiple national policy initiatives in the UK over the past dec... Read More about Whether from a position of strength or weakness, geriatric medicine has work to do to drive up standards in health care for older people.

Promoting Activity, Independence and Stability in early dementia and mild cognitive impairment (PrAISED): randomised controlled trial (2023)
Journal Article

Objective: To determine the effectiveness of an exercise and functional activity therapy intervention in adults with early dementia or mild cognitive impairment compared with usual care. Design: Randomised controlled trial. Setting: Participant... Read More about Promoting Activity, Independence and Stability in early dementia and mild cognitive impairment (PrAISED): randomised controlled trial.

Association between pain intensity and depressive symptoms in community-dwelling adults: longitudinal findings from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) (2023)
Journal Article

Purpose To investigate the longitudinal associations between pain and depressive symptoms in adults. Methods Prospective cohort study on data from 28,515 community-dwelling adults ≥ 50 years, free from depression at baseline (Wave 5), with follo... Read More about Association between pain intensity and depressive symptoms in community-dwelling adults: longitudinal findings from the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE).

Acute medical unit comprehensive geriatric assessment intervention study (AMIGOS): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial (2011)
Journal Article

Background Many older people presenting to Acute Medical Units (AMU) are discharged after only a short stay (< 72 hours), yet many re-present to hospital or die within 1 year. Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment may improve patient outcomes for this... Read More about Acute medical unit comprehensive geriatric assessment intervention study (AMIGOS): Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial.