Drs Bernadette Willemse; Prof Dr Anne Margriet Pot
Living arrangements for people with dementia (monitor woonvormen dementie)
Ministry of Health, Welfare and Sport
Alzheimer's disease & other dementias
The Trimbos Institute is involved in the Living Arrangements for people with Dementia study (LAD-study). The LAD-study is an ongoing monitoring project which is repeated every 2 years, and provides insight into the relationship between the characteristics of living arrangements for people with dementia and residents quality of life, quality of care, and staff well-being. The LAD-study focuses on the effect of group living home care characteristics and staff ratio on: the quality of life of residents, the quality of care, and the well-being of care staff. It also looks at the effects of different varieties of care for people with dementia, the growing portion of group living home care and the amount of care staff required 20 years from now, and the barriers and facilitators to providing good care.