Guidance for Elderly With Cognitive Disorders

2014-08-27 03:15:36 | BioPortfolio


The purpose of the programme is to facilitate the anticipation of dementia both in elderly patients suffering from this disease and in their carers and to diminish care burden in order to improve quality of life and daily functioning.

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective


Mild Dementia


University Hospital Ghent




University Hospital, Ghent

Results (where available)

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