Cognitive stimulation v usual activities in dementia at 7 weeks*

Mean change score
OutcomesCognitive stimulationActivitiesMean score difference (CI)
*ADAS-Cog  =  Alzheimer’s Disease Assessment Scale—Cognition; CAPE-BRS  =  Clifton Assessment Procedures for the Elderly—Behaviour Rating Scale; Cornell  =  Cornell Scale for Depression in Dementia; Holden  =  Holden Communication Scale; QoL-AD  =  Quality of Life—Alzheimer’s Disease; RAID  =  Rating Anxiety in Dementia. Other abbreviations defined in glossary.
†Not significant.
MMSE0.9−0.41.14 (0.57 to 2.27)
ADAS-Cog1.9−0.32.37 (0.64 to 4.09)
QoL-AD1.3−0.81.64 (0.09 to 3.18)
Holden0.2−3.22.3 (−0.45 to 4.15)†
CAPE-BRS−0.2−0.70.40 (−0.9 to 1.69)†
RAID−0.5−0.7−1.30 (−3.48 to 0.87)†
Cornell0−0.50.12 −1.56 to 1.31)†