A Cluster-Randomised Trial of Staff Education to Improve the Quality of Life of People with Dementia Living in Residential Care: The DIRECT Study

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Beer, Christopher; Horner, Barbara; Flicker, Leon; Scherer, Samuel; Lautenschlager, Nicola T.; Bretland, Nick; Flett, Penelope; Schaper, Frank; Almeida, Osvaldo P.; (2011)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS ONE,volume 6,issue 11 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0028155, pmc: PMC3227637
  • Subject: Research Article | Medical Education | Medical Sociology | Long-Term Care | Health Care Policy | Nursing Education | Health Services Research | Socioeconomic Aspects of Health | Clinical Trials | Health Care Providers | Neurology | Non-Clinical Medicine | Medical Practice Management | Alzheimer Disease | Patient Advocacy | Clinical Research Design | Medicine | Health Care Quality | Quality of Care | Allied Health Care Professionals | Elderly Care | Health Education and Awareness | Q | Geriatrics | R | Nursing Science | Science | Dementia | Quality of Life | Evidence-Based Medicine

BACKGROUND: The Dementia In Residential care: EduCation intervention Trial (DIRECT) was conducted to determine if delivery of education designed to meet the perceived need of GPs and care staff improves the quality of life of participants with dementia living in residen... View more
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