Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Montessori Approaches in Person-Centered Care (MAP-VA): An Effectiveness-Implementation Trial in Community Living Centers|
Michelle M. Hilgeman
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||Health Services R&D
|| February 2021 -
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Background: VA Community Living Center (CLC) staff struggle to address behavioral and neuropsychiatric symptoms of Veterans with dementia and serious mental illness (SMI) such as schizophrenia. These behaviors of distress (agitation, aggression, and mood disturbance) are not just associated with staff stress and burnout; they also hasten residents’ functional decline, decrease quality of life, and increase mortality. Staff training in non-pharmacological interventions can be effective. Yet syste...
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