Effectiveness of staff training programs for behavioral problems among older people with dementia

McCabe, Marita, Davison, Tanya and George, K. 2007, Effectiveness of staff training programs for behavioral problems among older people with dementia, Aging & mental health, vol. 11, no. 5, pp. 505-519.

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Title Effectiveness of staff training programs for behavioral problems among older people with dementia
Author(s) McCabe, Marita
Davison, Tanya
George, K.
Journal name Aging & mental health
Volume number 11
Issue number 5
Start page 505
End page 519
Publisher Routledge
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2007-09
ISSN 1360-7863
1364-6915
Keyword(s) dementia
dementia and alzheimer's disease
developmental psychology
ethics and legal issues in mental health
gerontology
gerontology (ageing)
neurology
old age psychiatry
psychiatry
psychological disorders - adult
social work with the elderly
Summary This paper reviewed studies on staff training programs to address the behavioral problems associated with dementia among older people in residential care. The papers were classified according to whether or not the studies included a control group in the research design. The results of the review demonstrate that there has been a wide range of psychosocial and educational interventions to reduce behavioral problems among older people with dementia, with inconsistent results being obtained. However, many of these studies suffer from problems in their research design that make it difficult to evaluate their effectiveness. Problems in conducting research in the nursing home setting are highlighted, and suggestions for future research in this area are discussed.
Language eng
Field of Research 170102 Developmental Psychology and Ageing
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2007, Taylor & Francis
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30007584

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Psychology
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