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Development of a caregiver-reported measure to support systematic assessment of people with dementia in long-term care: The Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale for Dementia (2016)
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Ellis-Smith, C., Evans, C. J., Murtagh, F. E., Henson, L. A., Firth, A. M., Higginson, I. J., Daveson, B. A., & BuildCARE, O. B. O. (2017). Development of a caregiver-reported measure to support systematic assessment of people with dementia in long-term care: The Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale for Dementia. Palliative medicine, 31(7), 651-660. https://doi.org/10.1177/0269216316675096

Background: Symptom burden is common for long-term care residents with dementia which if untreated compromises quality of life. Measurement tools can support assessment of symptoms and problems but are not widely used in long-term care settings. We d... Read More about Development of a caregiver-reported measure to support systematic assessment of people with dementia in long-term care: The Integrated Palliative care Outcome Scale for Dementia.