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Introducing "Support at Home: Interventions to Enhance life in Dementia (SHIELD)": five year research programme funded by the National Institute for Health Research

SHIELD is a research programme which aims to reduce disability, improve outcomes, and enhance quality of life for people with dementia and their carers. This article looks at the aims of three projects within the SHIELD programme: Maintenance Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (MCST); an Experienced Carer Package (ECP) to support carers; and an intensive Home Treatment Package (HTP).

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Generations Review
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Key Information

Type of Reference
Jour
ISBN/ISSN
0965-2000
Resource Database
Social care online
Publication Year
2009
Issue Number
2
Volume Number
19