Low-threshold consulting services for dementia : Quality criteria from a provider's point of view

Journal article


Publication Details

Author(s): Ulbrecht G, Gräßel E, Nickel F, Kolominsky-Rabas P
Journal: Der Nervenarzt
Publication year: 2018
Volume: 89
Journal issue: 5
Pages range: 516-523
ISSN: 0028-2804


Abstract

BACKGROUND: Low-threshold consulting services are becoming increasingly more important as an addition to outpatient and inpatient services.
OBJECTIVE: What quality criteria do providers of low-threshold consulting services for family caregivers of people with dementia have?
MATERIAL AND METHODS: Telephone interviews with 36 providers of family counseling, support groups, care course. Qualitative content analysis according to Mayring complemented by a literature search.
RESULTS: The quality criteria of the providers are based on frequent, ongoing, daily life-oriented, family-oriented, relief-providing, professional, and cross-linked services.
CONCLUSION: Increased cooperation and coordination of all involved stakeholders is necessary to improve the knowledge and utilization of the services and the qualitative orientation.


FAU Authors / FAU Editors

Kolominsky-Rabas, Peter Prof. Dr. med.
Medizinische Fakultät


How to cite

APA:
Ulbrecht, G., Gräßel, E., Nickel, F., & Kolominsky-Rabas, P. (2018). Low-threshold consulting services for dementia : Quality criteria from a provider's point of view. Der Nervenarzt, 89(5), 516-523. https://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00115-018-0513-5

MLA:
Ulbrecht, G., et al. "Low-threshold consulting services for dementia : Quality criteria from a provider's point of view." Der Nervenarzt 89.5 (2018): 516-523.

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