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‘Facing dementia Together’: Post diagnostic support pilot for people with dementia and their families in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire - Final Project Evaluation Report

Citation
Innes A, Kelly F, Bowes A, Macintosh S & Robertson J (2011) ‘Facing dementia Together’: Post diagnostic support pilot for people with dementia and their families in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire - Final Project Evaluation Report. Scottish Government. Dementia Services Development Centre (DSDC).

Abstract
This document reports on the evaluation, conducted between January 2010 and April 2011, of a post diagnostic support project for people with dementia and their family carers living in Renfrewshire and East Renfrewshire. Ethical approval was obtained for the evaluation. A comparative design was adopted whereby fourteen people with dementia and twelve carers were interviewed and completed structured questionnaires at two points in time. In addition twenty-two local professionals and frontline workers were interviewed at the beginning and towards the end of the evaluation period to identify their views of post-diagnostic support in the area. Data were analysed quantitatively and qualitatively to allow for comparison in reported experiences over time.

StatusPublished
Author(s)Innes, Anthea; Kelly, Fiona; Bowes, Alison; Macintosh, Sherry; Robertson, Jane
Publication date30/06/2011
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/17899
PublisherDementia Services Development Centre (DSDC)
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