||Uncertainties identified from carers' questions
||Dementia - A JLA Priority Setting Partnership
|Why is there uncertainty?
||No relevant systematic reviews identified
This is an indicative uncertainty. This or a similar uncertainty was submitted the following number of times in the survey, and by these different groups: For software reasons, this entry has been shortened. This was the full question circulated: How effective would easier access to/more respite care in the home and in respite centres, to provide regular breaks for carers be in reducing stress and maintaining quality of life for carers of people with dementia?- How can respite care best be organised to support both the person with dementia and the carer?
1 x health or care professional; 12 x partner/relative or family carer of a person with dementia; 1 x person with person with no direct experience of dementia experience of dementia; 3 x other
References to reliable up-to-date systematic reviews:
Maayan N, Soares-Weiser K, Lee H. Respite care for people with dementia and their carers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2014, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004396. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004396
|What is needed?
|Systematic reviews that need updating or extending
||Shaw C, McNamara R, Abrams K, Cannings-John R, Hood K, Longo M, Myles S, O'Mahony S, Roe B, Williams K. Systematic review of respite care in the frail elderly. Health Technology Assessment. 2009; 13(20):1-224
|Systematic reviews in preparation
|Ongoing controlled trials
|Which health conditions?
||Mental health | Dementia
|What is person's age?
|Which types of treatments?
||Environmental | Service delivery
||Publication date:29 Oct 2015
|Last reviewed date:29 Oct 2016
||Publication Type:Known Uncertainty
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