A home-based training program improves caregivers' skills and dementia patients' aggressive behaviors: A randomized controlled trial

Huei Ling Huang, Li-Min Kuo, Yu Shu Chen, Jersey Liang, Hsiu Li Huang, Yi Chen Chiu, Sien Tsong Chen, Yu Sun, Wen Chuin Hsu, Yea Ing L Shyu

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摘要

Objective: To investigate the effects of an individualized, home-based caregivertraining program for caregivers of elderly patients with dementia and behavioral problems. Methods: Using a randomized clinical trial in the neurologic clinics of two hospitals and a community care management center in northern Taiwan, we tested an individualized home-based caregiver-training program for managing behavioral problems, with referrals to community services and telephone consultation. Participants were patients with dementia and their caregivers (N = 129):63 in the intervention group and 66 in the control group. The control group received only written instructions and social telephone follow-ups. Behavioral problems of elderly dementia patients were assessed by the Chinese version of the Cohen-Mansfield Agitation Inventory, community form. Family caregivers' outcomes were measured by the Agitation Management Self-efficacy Scale and the Preparedness and Competence Scales. These instruments were administered before the program and 2 weeks, 3 months, and 6 months afterward. Results: Family caregivers who received the individualized home-based training program had better preparedness (t = 2.72, df = 127, p
原文英語
頁(從 - 到)1060-1070
頁數11
期刊American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry
21
發行號11
DOIs
出版狀態已發佈 - 十一月 2013
對外發佈Yes

指紋

Caregivers
Dementia
Randomized Controlled Trials
Education
Telephone
Referral and Consultation
Control Groups
Social Welfare
Self Efficacy
Taiwan
Mental Competency
Nervous System
Equipment and Supplies
Problem Behavior

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health
  • Geriatrics and Gerontology

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A home-based training program improves caregivers' skills and dementia patients' aggressive behaviors : A randomized controlled trial. / Huang, Huei Ling; Kuo, Li-Min; Chen, Yu Shu; Liang, Jersey; Huang, Hsiu Li; Chiu, Yi Chen; Chen, Sien Tsong; Sun, Yu; Hsu, Wen Chuin; Shyu, Yea Ing L.

於: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 卷 21, 編號 11, 11.2013, p. 1060-1070.

研究成果: 雜誌貢獻文章

Huang, HL, Kuo, L-M, Chen, YS, Liang, J, Huang, HL, Chiu, YC, Chen, ST, Sun, Y, Hsu, WC & Shyu, YIL 2013, 'A home-based training program improves caregivers' skills and dementia patients' aggressive behaviors: A randomized controlled trial', American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, 卷 21, 編號 11, 頁 1060-1070. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jagp.2012.09.009
Huang, Huei Ling ; Kuo, Li-Min ; Chen, Yu Shu ; Liang, Jersey ; Huang, Hsiu Li ; Chiu, Yi Chen ; Chen, Sien Tsong ; Sun, Yu ; Hsu, Wen Chuin ; Shyu, Yea Ing L. / A home-based training program improves caregivers' skills and dementia patients' aggressive behaviors : A randomized controlled trial. 於: American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2013 ; 卷 21, 編號 11. 頁 1060-1070.
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