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?

Record type Uncertainties identified from carers' questions
Source Dementia - A JLA Priority Setting Partnership
Why is there uncertainty? No relevant systematic reviews identified

Original Uncertainty

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?
17 submissions?;

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
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 PMID: 19393135
Systematic reviews in preparation None identified
Ongoing controlled trials None identified

Classification

Which health conditions? Mental health | Dementia
What is person's age? Adult
Which types of treatments? Environmental | Service delivery

Which Outcomes

Care


Record ID: Publication date:29 Oct 2015
Last reviewed date:29 Oct 2016 Publication Type:Known Uncertainty
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