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Internet-based interventions aimed at supporting family caregivers of people with dementia: Systematic review



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  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Full-text report
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2018
  • Year Published
    2018
  • Quality Rating
    8/10 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (18); Netherlands (9); Canada (5); Germany (2); Hong Kong (2); Poland (2); UK (2); Denmark (1); France (1); Spain (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (18); Netherlands (9); Canada (5); Germany (2); Hong Kong (2); Poland (2); UK (2); Denmark (1); France (1); Spain (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Many
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Group care
    By whom care is provided
    Skill mix - Volunteers or informal/family caregivers
    Where care is provided
    Site of service delivery
    Continuity of care
    Outreach
    With what supports is care provided
    ICT that support individuals who receive care
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    (Personal) Support
    Communication and decision-making facilitation
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases
    Alzheimer and other dementias
    Technologies
    Devices
    Sectors
    Long-term care
    Providers
    Informal/family caregivers
Publication details
  • Citation
    Hopwood J, Walker N, McDonagh L, Rait G, Walters K, Iliffe S, et al. Internet-based interventions aimed at supporting family caregivers of people with dementia: Systematic review. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2018;20(6):e216.
  • DOI
    10.2196/jmir.9548

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