Author: Dieuwertje Bax (1)
A cross-sectional study to compare care needs of individuals with and without dementia in residential homes in the Netherlands.BMC Geriatr 2013 May 24;13:51. Epub 2013 May 24.Eva S van der Ploeg, Dieuwertje Bax, Marijke Boorsma, Giel Nijpels, Hein P J van Hout
Little is known about met and unmet needs of individuals in residential care, many of whom suffer from dementia. Unmet needs are associated with a decreased quality of life, worse mental health, dissatisfaction with services, and increased costs of care. The aim of this study was to compare the number and type of (unmet) needs of people with and without dementia in residential care in the Netherlands.
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