Public attitudes towards end-of-life care in progressive neurological illness are conflicted, study reveals

Public attitudes in UK and USA reveal support both for life-sustaining interventions and for measures to enable peaceful death in progressive neurological illness such as dementia, according to a survey carried out by researchers at the University of Cambridge. The study found that one in six people believes that measures must be taken to sustain […]

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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 […]

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Nursing home residents need more activities to help them thrive

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