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Non-pharmacological interventions for wandering of people with dementia in the domestic setting

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Background: A number of studies exist of interventions for wandering in the institutional setting, but much less work has been done on wandering in the domestic setting. The prevalence of wandering by people with dementia is difficult to assess; wandering is not a simple or static behaviour and the reasons why people wander remain unclear. In the absence of a theory of wandering and an agreed definition of wandering, it is difficult to discover effective strategies for managing wandering and ...

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10.1002/14651858

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Stroke and Geratology
Journal:
COCHRANE DATABASE OF SYSTEMATIC REVIEWS
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2007
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ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:5ff4e470-c343-4bae-b9cb-a950da3b77d7
Source identifiers:
111876
Local pid:
pubs:111876

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