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Translation and linguistic validation of the German Challenging Behaviour Scale for formal caregivers of people with dementia in nursing homes (2018)
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Moniz-Cook, E., Halek, M., Holle, D., & Köller, L. (2018). Translation and linguistic validation of the German Challenging Behaviour Scale for formal caregivers of people with dementia in nursing homes. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 26(3), 544-565. doi:10.1891/1061-3749.26.3.544

Background and purpose: The Challenging Behaviour Scale (CBS) measures the behaviour of individuals with dementia. The study aims to translate the English CBS into German (CBS-G) and test its linguistic validity. Methods: The two-panel approach was u... Read More

Implementing e-learning and e-tools among for care home staff supporting residents with dementia and challenging behaviour: A process evaluation of the ResCare study using normalisation process theory (2018)
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Keenan, J., Manthorpe, J., Hart, C., & Moniz-Cook, E. (2018). Implementing e-learning and e-tools among for care home staff supporting residents with dementia and challenging behaviour: A process evaluation of the ResCare study using normalisation process theory. Dementia, https://doi.org/10.1177/1471301218803195

Dementia-related symptoms, sometimes termed challenging or distressing behaviour, can give rise to significant distress in care homes. Individualised formulation-led interventions show promise in reducing these behaviours. ResCare, a cluster randomis... Read More

Towards capturing meaningful outcomes for people with dementia in psychosocial intervention research: A pan-European consultation (2018)
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Øksnebjerg, L., Diaz-Ponce, A., Gove, D., Moniz-Cook, E., Mountain, G., Chattat, R., & Woods, B. (2018). Towards capturing meaningful outcomes for people with dementia in psychosocial intervention research: A pan-European consultation. Health Expectations, 21(6), 1056-1065. doi:10.1111/hex.12799

Background: People with dementia are often marginalized and excluded from influence, also in relation to dementia research. There is, however, a growing requirement for inclusion through Patient and Public Involvement (PPI), but there is still limite... Read More

Evidence Briefing: Behaviour that challenges in dementia (2018)
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James, I. A., & Moniz-Cook, E. (2018). Evidence Briefing: Behaviour that challenges in dementia. British Psychological Society

Key messages • Behaviour that challenges (BtC) can be a consequence of a person’s unmet health or psychosocial need(s). • ‘Non-pharmacological’ approaches are the first-line treatments, rather than psychotropic medications. • Service pathways for p... Read More

Practitioners' understanding of barriers to accessing specialist support by family carers of people with dementia in distress (2018)
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Manthorpe, J., Hart, C., Watts, S., Goudie, F., Charlesworth, G., Fossey, J., & Moniz-Cook, E. (2018). Practitioners' understanding of barriers to accessing specialist support by family carers of people with dementia in distress. International Journal of Care and Caring, 2(1), (109-123). doi:10.1332/239788218x15187915193354. ISSN 2397-8821

Distressing symptoms in dementia are hard to manage for many family carers. This article explores practitioners' perceptions of the barriers to accessing skilled behaviour management support encountered by carers. A survey of cases referred to the En... Read More

Impact of person-centred care training and person-centred activities on quality of life, agitation, and antipsychotic use in people with dementia living in nursing homes: A cluster-randomised controlled trial (2018)
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Ballard, C., Corbett, A., Orrell, M., Williams, G., Moniz-Cook, E., Romeo, R., …Fossey, J. (2018). Impact of person-centred care training and person-centred activities on quality of life, agitation, and antipsychotic use in people with dementia living in nursing homes: A cluster-randomised controlled trial. PLoS Medicine, 15(2), (e1002500). doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002500. ISSN 1549-1277

© 2018 Ballard et al. Background: Agitation is a common, challenging symptom affecting large numbers of people with dementia and impacting on quality of life (QoL). There is an urgent need for evidence-based, cost-effective psychosocial interventions... Read More

Psychosocial interventions for people with dementia: a synthesis of systematic reviews (2018)
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McDermott, O., Charlesworth, G., Hogervorst, E., Stoner, C., Moniz-Cook, E., Spector, A., …Orrell, M. (2019). Psychosocial interventions for people with dementia: a synthesis of systematic reviews. Aging and Mental Health, 23(4), 393-403. https://doi.org/10.1080/13607863.2017.1423031

Objectives: Over the last 10 years there has been a multitude of studies of psychosocial interventions for people with dementia. However, clinical services face a dilemma about which intervention should be introduced into clinical practice because of... Read More

Using meta-ethnography to synthesise relevant studies : Capturing the bigger picture in dementia with challenging behaviour within families (2018)
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Feast, A., Orrell, M., Charlesworth, G., Poland, F., Featherstone, K., Melunsky, N., & Moniz-Cook, E. (2017). Using meta-ethnography to synthesise relevant studies : Capturing the bigger picture in dementia with challenging behaviour within families

Abstract In understanding the range and depth of people’s experiences it is important to include the wide range of approaches which capture the richness within a given knowledge base. However, systematic reviews using quantitative data alone risk mis... Read More

‘Behaviour that challenges’ in dementia care: an update of psychological approaches for home and care home settings (2017)
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Moniz-Cook, E., & James, I. (2017). ‘Behaviour that challenges’ in dementia care: an update of psychological approaches for home and care home settings

Over and above the personal and financial costs associated with dementia, those for ‘behaviour that challenges’ (BtC) are significant (Lowry & Warner, 2009; Hermann et al., 2006). This briefing paper outlines the importance of having a psychological... Read More

Challenge Demcare: management of challenging behaviour in dementia at home and in care homes – development, evaluation and implementation of an online individualised intervention for care homes; and a cohort study of specialist community mental health car (2017)
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Moniz-Cook, E., Hart, C., Woods, B., Whitaker, C., James, I., Russell, I., …Manthorpe, J. (2017). Challenge Demcare: management of challenging behaviour in dementia at home and in care homes – development, evaluation and implementation of an online individualised intervention for care homes; and a cohort study of specialist community mental health care for families. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 5(15), (1-290). doi:10.3310/pgfar05150. ISSN 2050-4322

Background Dementia with challenging behaviour (CB) causes significant distress for caregivers and the person with dementia. It is associated with breakdown of care at home and disruption in care homes. Challenge Demcare aimed to assist care home... Read More

Impact of WHELD intervention on neuropsychiatric symptoms, antipsychotic use and quality of life in people with dementia living in nursing homes: a cluster- randomized trial (2017)
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Crawford, F., Ballard, C., Fossey, J., Corbett, A., Orrell, M., Romeo, R., …Whitaker, R. (2017). Impact of WHELD intervention on neuropsychiatric symptoms, antipsychotic use and quality of life in people with dementia living in nursing homes: a cluster- randomized trial. Alzheimer's & dementia, 13(7, supplement), (171). doi:10.1016/j.jalz.2017.07.011. ISSN 1552-5260

not available. SUNDAY, JULY 16, 2017 FEATURED RESEARCH SESSION F1-01 Background: Agitation is a common and distressing symptom affecting large numbers of people with dementia and impacting significantly on quality of life. In the absence of safe, eff... Read More

Core outcome measures for interventions to prevent or slow the progress of dementia for people living with mild to moderate dementia: Systematic review and consensus recommendations (2017)
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Webster, L., Groskreutz, D., Grinbergs-Saull, A., Howard, R., O'Brien, J. T., Mountain, G., …Livingston, G. (2017). Core outcome measures for interventions to prevent or slow the progress of dementia for people living with mild to moderate dementia: Systematic review and consensus recommendations. PloS one, 12(6), e0179521. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0179521

Background There are no disease-modifying treatments for dementia. There is also no consensus on disease modifying outcomes. We aimed to produce the first evidence-based consensus on core outcome measures for trials of disease modification in mild-to... Read More

Development of a core outcome set for disease modification trials in mild to moderate dementia: A systematic review, patient and public consultation and consensus recommendations (2017)
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Webster, L., Groskreutz, D., Grinbergs-Saull, A., Howard, R., O’Brien, J. T., Mountain, G., …Livingston, G. (2017). Development of a core outcome set for disease modification trials in mild to moderate dementia: A systematic review, patient and public consultation and consensus recommendations. Health Technology Assessment, 21(26), 1-192. doi:10.3310/hta21260

© Queen’s Printer and Controller of HMSO 2017. Background: There is currently no disease-modifying treatment available to halt or delay the progression of the disease pathology in dementia. An agreed core set of the best-available and most appropriat... Read More

Positive psychology outcome measures for family caregivers of people living with dementia: a systematic review (2017)
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Stansfeld, J., Stoner, C. R., Wenborn, J., Vernooij-Dassen, M., Moniz-Cook, E., & Orrell, M. (2017). Positive psychology outcome measures for family caregivers of people living with dementia: a systematic review. International Psychogeriatrics, 29(8), 1281-1296. doi:10.1017/S1041610217000655

Background: Family caregivers of people living with dementia can have both positive and negative experiences of caregiving. Despite this, existing outcome measures predominately focus on negative aspects of caregiving such as burden and depression. T... Read More

Alzheimer Europe's position on involving people with dementia in research through PPI (patient and public involvement) (2017)
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Gove, D., Diaz-Ponce, A., Georges, J., Moniz-Cook, E., Mountain, G., Chattat, R., & Øksnebjerg, L. (2018). Alzheimer Europe's position on involving people with dementia in research through PPI (patient and public involvement). Aging and Mental Health, 22(6), 723-729. doi:10.1080/13607863.2017.1317334

This paper reflects Alzheimer Europe's position on PPI (patient and public involvement) in the context of dementia research and highlights some of the challenges and potential risks and benefits associated with such meaningful involvement. The paper... Read More

Nature of behaviours that challenge in residents living in aged care homes: implications for psychosocial interventions and service development (2017)
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Moniz-Cook, E., Watson, R., Hart, C., James, I., Stokes, G., & Whitaker, C. (2017). Nature of behaviours that challenge in residents living in aged care homes: implications for psychosocial interventions and service development

Background/Aims: Competing theories exist regarding the causes and nature of behaviours that challenge (BC). The present study attempted to provide better insight into these behaviours and determine whether there were any underlying relationships for... Read More

The impact of individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (iCST) on cognition, quality of life, caregiver health, and family relationships in dementia : a randomized controlled trial (2017)
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Whitaker, C., Leroi, I., Orrell, M., Yates, L., Leung, P., Kang, S., …Orgeta, V. (2017). The impact of individual Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (iCST) on cognition, quality of life, caregiver health, and family relationships in dementia : a randomized controlled trial. PLoS Medicine, 14(3), e1002269. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1002269

Background Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) is a well-established group psychosocial intervention for people with dementia. There is evidence that homebased programmes of cognitive stimulation delivered by family caregivers may benefit both the pe... Read More

Epidemiology of pain in people with dementia living in care homes: longitudinal course, prevalence, and treatment implications (2017)
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Rajkumar, A. P., Ballard, C., Fossey, J., Orrell, M., Moniz-Cook, E., Woods, R. T., …Corbett, A. (2017). Epidemiology of pain in people with dementia living in care homes: longitudinal course, prevalence, and treatment implications. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 18(5), 453.e1-453.e6. doi:10.1016/j.jamda.2017.01.024

Introduction: Knowledge regarding the longitudinal course, impact, or treatment implications of pain in people with dementia living in care homes is very limited. Methods: We investigated the people with dementia living in 67 care homes in London and... Read More

Support at Home: Interventions to Enhance Life in Dementia (SHIELD) – evidence, development and evaluation of complex interventions (2017)
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Orrell, M., Hoe, J., Charlesworth, G., Russell, I., Challis, D., Moniz-Cook, E., …Rehill, A. (2017). Support at Home: Interventions to Enhance Life in Dementia (SHIELD) – evidence, development and evaluation of complex interventions. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 5(5), (1-184). doi:10.3310/pgfar05050. ISSN 2050-4322

Background Dementia is a national priority and this research addresses the Prime Minister’s commitment to dementia research as demonstrated by his 2020 challenge and the new UK Dementia Research Institute. In the UK > 800,000 older people have dem... Read More