Evaluation report: peer support groups to facilitate self-help coping strategies for people with dementia in extra care housing

This report summarises an evaluation of peer support groups for people with dementia who live in secured housing. It shows the evaluation methods used to collect data on participants’ physical functioning, social relationships, wellbeing, expectations of the group and orientation in time. The evaluation also reviews the experiences of those who set up and maintained the group including members of staff from the housing provider, key stakeholders from the project advisory group, Mental Health Foundation staff, and the group facilitator.

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Mental Health Foundation
Published date: 
2014
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