Effectiveness of psychosocial interventions on the psychological health and wellbeing of family carers of people with dementia following residential care placement: a systematic review protocol

Deborah Brooks, Elaine Fielding, Elizabeth Beattie, Helen Edwards, Sonia Hines

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Abstract

Review question/objective: The objective of this review is to identify, appraise and synthesize existing evidence regarding the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions on the psychological health and emotional wellbeing of family carers of people with dementia who have moved into residential care. More specifically, the objectives are to determine the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions on any of these family carer outcomes after placement in residential care: burden, anxiety, stress, depression, guilt, grief and loss, quality of life and satisfaction with the care of the person with dementia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1228-1235
Number of pages8
JournalJBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
Volume15
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2017
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Dementia
  • family carer
  • psychosocial interventions
  • residential care

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