Effectiveness of psychosocial interventions in reducing grief experienced by family carers of people with dementia Academic Article uri icon

abstract

  • The objective is to examine the existing evidence regarding the effectiveness of psychosocial interventions to assist grief pre- and post-bereavement for family carers of people with dementia residing in the community or in a health or social care facility.What psychosocial interventions for family carers of people with dementia are most effective in reducing: (1) anticipatory grief, (2) post-death grief (bereavement), and (3) complicated grief?

authors

  • Wilson, Sally
  • Toye, Christine
  • Aoun, Samar
  • Slatyer, Susan
  • Moyle, Wendy
  • Beattie, Elizabeth

publication date

  • June 2016