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"Living Together With Dementia"_Creation and Validation of a Training Program for Family Caregivers of People With Dementia to Live at Home

2017-01-11 03:38:21 | BioPortfolio

Summary

This study aims to experimentally evaluate the training program for family caregivers of people with dementia_"Living together with Dementia."

Description

This study will begin in March 2016, with the initial assessment of family caregivers of people with dementia.

These were recruited through hospital neurology clinic and must comply with a set of pre-established criteria.

It is expected a total of 20 participants in the study (10 in the experimental group and 10 in control group).

Interventions will take place over the months of March and April. The final evaluation is scheduled for late April and the follow up to July 2016.

an evaluation document itself for this study was built.

Study Design

Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label

Conditions

Dementia

Intervention

psychoeducation

Location

CHSaoJoao
Oporto
Portugal

Status

Completed

Source

Centro Hospitalar De São João, E.P.E.

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-01-11T03:38:21-0500

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