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The impact of individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (iCST) on cognition, quality of life, caregiver health, and family relationships in dementia: A randomised controlled trial

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Background Cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) is a well-established group psychosocial intervention for people with dementia. There is evidence that home-based programmes of cognitive stimulation delivered by family caregivers may benefit both the person and the caregiver. However, no previous studies have evaluated caregiver-delivered CST. This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of a home-based, caregiver-led individual cognitive stimulation therapy (iCST) program i... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1002269

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Christ Church
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National Institute for Health Research
Grant:
Health Technologies Assessment (HTA) Programme (UK), grant number 08/116/06
Publisher:
Public Library of Science
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Volume:
14
Issue:
3
Article number:
e1002269
Publication date:
2017-03-28
Acceptance date:
2017-02-15
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1549-1676
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pubs:689682
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uuid:8e68fdf0-c2d5-4a95-b4a9-586a86245359
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pubs:689682
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689682
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2017-04-15

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