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Setting goals can help people with early stage dementia improve function

BMJ 2019; 365 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.l4223 (Published 20 June 2019) Cite this as: BMJ 2019;365:l4223

Editorial

NIHR’s research signals in The BMJ

  1. Rob Cook, clinical director1,
  2. Tara Lamont, director2,
  3. Rosie Martin, clinical specialist1
  4. on behalf of NIHR Dissemination Centre
  1. 1Bazian, Economist Intelligence Unit healthcare, London, UK
  2. 2Wessex Institute, University of Southampton, Southampton UK
  1. Correspondence to R Cook rob.cook{at}bazian.com

The study

Clare L, Kudlicka A, Oyebode J R, et al. Goal-oriented cognitive rehabilitation for early-stage Alzheimer’s and related dementias: the GREAT RCT. Health Technol Assess 2019;23:1-242.

The trial was funded by the NIHR Health Technology Assessment Programme (project number11/15/04).

To read the full NIHR Signal, go to: https://discover.dc.nihr.ac.uk/content/signal-000767/goal-setting-in-early-stage-dementia-can-improve-function

Footnotes

  • Competing interestsThe BMJ has judged that there are no disqualifying financial ties to commercial companies. The authors declare the following other interests: none.

  • Further details of The BMJ policy on financial interests are here: https://www.bmj.com/about-bmj/resources-authors/forms-policies-and-checklists/declaration-competing-interests

  • Contributors Anna Sayburn.

  • Disclaimer NIHR Signals are owned by the Department of Health and Social Care and are made available to the BMJ under licence. NIHR Signals report and comment on health and social care research but do not offer any endorsement of the research. The NIHR assumes no responsibility or liability arising from any error or omission or from the use of any information contained in NIHR Signals.

  • Permission to reuse these articles should be directed to disseminationcentre@nihr.ac.uk

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