A manual-based intervention for carers of people with dementia and sleep disturbances: an acceptability and feasibility RCT.
BACKGROUND:It has been estimated that between 25% and 40% of people living with dementia suffer from sleep disturbances, and there are currently no known effective treatments. Sleep disturbances may be the direct result of dementia or due to other comorbidities, such as pain and limited mobility. If carers' sleep is also disturbed, carers too can become tired and stressed, and this sometimes results in the breakdown of care in the home. OBJECTIVES:To design an evidence-based manualised non-ph...Expand abstract
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