Home based care including assistance from trained professionals and overseen by geriatric clinicians led to improvements in care quality, ability to remain in home, and better self-reported quality of life in persons living with dementia.
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People living with dementia and at home have special needs. If left unattended and without help they are at increased risk for disability, mental health condition, illness, death, and earlier placement in memory care nursing homes.
The study indicates that a standardized, in home, support program can increase the ability of patients to remain at home, increase quality of life, and provide invaluable assistance for Alzheimer's caregivers.
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