Lancashire Care Library Bulletins – April 2018

The Gosall Library, April 2018

This week’s Library bulletins are on Dementia, Learning Disabilities and, Health and Wellbeing.

 

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Impact of person-centred care training and person-centred activities on quality of life, agitation, and antipsychotic use in people with dementia living in nursing homes: A cluster-randomised controlled trial

PLOS Medicine, February 6, 2018

This study aimed to evaluate the efficacy of a person-centred care and psychosocial intervention incorporating an antipsychotic review, WHELD, on QoL, agitation, and antipsychotic use in people with dementia living in nursing homes, and to determine its cost.

Click here to view the paper.

‘What would life be – without a sing or dance, what are we?’ A report from the Commission on Dementia and Music

International Longevity Centre, January 2018

This report summarises the work of the Commission, which was set up and co-ordinated by International Longevity Centre-UK, with support from The Utley Foundation. It examines the current and potential use of therapeutic music with people with dementia. It calls for a more effective co-ordination of national and regional activites, more research, imporved public awareness and increased funding.

Click here to view the report.