Objective To determine the effectiveness of community based occupational therapy on daily functioning of patients with dementia and the sense of competence of their care givers.
Design Single blind randomised controlled trial. Assessors were blinded for treatment allocation.
Setting Memory clinic and day clinic of a geriatrics department and participants' homes.
Participants 135 patients aged ≥65 with mild to moderate dementia living in the community and their primary care givers.