ScienceDaily (2010-06-05) -- A special dementia care plan, involving regular assessments of patients with Alzheimer's disease in specialist memory clinics, does not slow functional decline compared with usual care, a new study finds.
Fati Nourhashemi, Sandrine Andrieu, Sophie Gillette-Guyonnet, Bruno Giraudeau, Christelle Cantet, Nicola Coley, Bruno Vellas, on behalf of the PLASA Group. Effectiveness of a specific care plan in patients with Alzheimer's disease: Cluster randomized trial (PLASA study). British Medical Journal, 2010; 340: c2466 DOI: 10.1136/bmj.c2466
Lon S Schneider. Care plans for people with Alzheimer%u2019s disease. British Medical Journal, 2010; 340: c2626 DOI: 10.1136/bmj.c2626