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Placement of dementia sufferers in residential and nursing home care.

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BACKGROUND: Few UK studies have examined the associations of residential or nursing home placement in dementia sufferers. METHOD: 124 patients with mild to moderate dementia (according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, third edition, revised) and in contact with clinical services were evaluated with a detailed standardized assessment and followed-up at monthly intervals for 1 year. RESULTS: 25 (21.6%) of the 116 patients living at home were admitted to residential ...

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10.1093/ageing/27.2.189
Journal:
Age and ageing More from this journal
Volume:
27
Issue:
2
Pages:
189-193
Publication date:
1998-03-01
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EISSN:
1468-2834
ISSN:
0002-0729
Language:
English
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uuid:2381252d-537f-473b-ad36-ed4687428d40
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60815
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2012-12-19

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