Care Settings and Clinical Characteristics of Older Adults with Moderately Severe Dementia
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society
Fecha de publicación: 7 August 2019
Autores: Krista L. Harrison PhD., Christine S. Ritchie MD, MSPH., Kanan Patel MS., Lauren J. Hunt RN, PhD, FNP‐BC., Kenneth E. Covinsky MD, MPH., Kristine Yaffe MD., Alexander K. Smith MD, MPH, MS
Background: Little population‐level evidence exists to guide the development of interventions for people with dementia in non–nursing home settings. We hypothesized people living at home with moderately severe dementia would differ in social, functional, and medical characteristics from those in either residential care or nursing home settings.