Effects of at-home individual cognitive stimulation therapy on dementia patients and caregivers

Individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (iCST), an intervention carried out at home by family caregivers, has little impact on the cognition of patients with dementia, a new study has found, but boosts the quality of the relationship between the patient and caregiver. The new study, a randomized, controlled trial by Martin Orrell of the University of Nottingham, UK, and colleagues, is published in PLOS Medicine.

Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST), which involves activities designed to improve cognition and

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