Hong Kong Med J 2012;18(Suppl 6):S4-6
Case management to improve quality of life of older people with early dementia and to reduce caregiver burden
T Kwok, L Lam, J Chung
Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
1. Case management was not effective in improving quality of life of mildly demented people or reducing family caregiver burden.
2. Case management reduced depressive symptoms in mildly demented people in the short term.
3. Case management encouraged family caregivers to seek outside help.