Comparative Effectiveness of Delivery Methods for Caregiver Support and Education
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Health Services R&D
October 2015 -
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DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Background Existing interventions for informal caregivers (CGs) of care recipients (CRs) with dementia vary on multiple dimensions (e.g., content, administration time, mode of delivery), and findings indicate that these programs are effective in improving CG and CR outcomes. Our team has developed and evaluated two CG programs that are unique in that they are relatively brief (i.e., 3 months) and rely solely on telephone administration. The original...