Evid Based Nurs 5:58 doi:10.1136/ebn.5.2.58
  • Treatment

A support programme for patients with dementia and their caregivers lowered institutionalisation rates initially

Support programme v usual care for patients with dementia and their caregivers at 2 years†

Outcome Support programme Usual care RRI (95% CI) NNH
†Abbreviations defined in glossary; RRI, NNH, and CI calculated from data in article.
Institutionalisation 32% 30% 7.7% (–40 to 94) Not significant

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