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Van Mierlo, L. D.

Facilitators and barriers to adaptive implementation of the Meeting Centers Support Program (MCSP) in three European countries; the process evaluation within the MEETINGDEM study

Background: In the MEETINGDEM project, the Meeting Centers Support Program (MCSP) was adaptively implemented and evaluated in three European countries: Italy, Poland, and the United Kingdom. The aim of this study was to investigate overall and country-specific facilitators and barriers to the implementation of MCSP in these European countries.; Methods: A qualitative multiple case study design was used. Based on the theoretical model of adaptive implementation, a checklist was composed of potential facilitators and barriers to the implementation of MCSP.

Mon, 02/18/2019 - 22:08

Transforming nursing home-based day care for people with dementia into socially integrated community day care: Process analysis of the transition of six day care centres

Background: The community-based Meeting Centres Support Programme for people with dementia and their carers has been proven more effective in influencing behaviour and mood problems of people with dementia and improving sense of competence of carers compared to nursing home-based day care centres for people with dementia. Six Dutch nursing home-based day care centres were transformed into Community-based day care centres with carer support, according to this Meeting Centres model.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:15

Toward an evidence-based implementation model and checklist for personalized dementia care in the community

The aim was to develop an evidence-based model that focuses specifically on factors that enable the provision of personalized care to facilitate and promote the implementation of community-based personalized dementia care interventions. The model is based on our previous research and additional literature.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:10