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  1. Development and consequences of group living in Sweden : a new mode of care for the demented elderly.

    Article - En anglais

    The process of developing a new mode of care for the demented elderly, group living (GL), is evaluated and the consequences discussed.

    The increasing proportion of very old persons in Sweden means a higher prevalence of dementia.

    The majority of patients in traditional institutional long term care show cognitive deterioration.

    An insufficient caring situation, both in quantity and quality has long been observed.

    This, and a better knowledge and understanding of dementing diseases, their symptoms and consequences, has been the impetus to develop an alternative care model, group living (GL), for well defined groups of demented elderly.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Démence Alzheimer, Vieillard, Homme, Organisation santé, Traitement groupe, Santé mentale, Suède, Europe, Système nerveux pathologie, Système nerveux central pathologie, Encéphale pathologie, Maladie dégénérative, Appareil circulatoire pathologie, Vaisseau sanguin pathologie, Alternative hospitalisation, Activite quotidienne, Démence vasculaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Alzheimer disease, Elderly, Human, Public health organization, Group treatment, Mental health, Sweden, Europe, Nervous system diseases, Central nervous system disease, Cerebral disorder, Degenerative disease, Cardiovascular disease, Vascular disease, Vascular dementia

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0028563

    Code Inist : 002B18H05B. Création : 199406.