Practice Impact: The maximising cognition handouts were shown to raise awareness of practical strategies to mitigate memory difficulties in the group that received them. Therefore it is recommended that such resources are made available to supporters of people with mild cognitive impairment and early dementia.IntroductionApproximately 20% of people aged over 60 years have been estimated to suffer from mild cognitive impairment (MCI) . Although a substantial proportion of people with MCI are likely to be in the preclinical phase of dementia, many will remain stable or improve. A growing body of evidence suggests that the use of cognitive management techniques may result in improvements in cognitive functioning for older adults with MCI or early dementia, at least in the short term . A major service gap, including the provision of information resources, exists for this group.Print materials have been demonstrated to assist older adults with the management of a range of conditions, including physical health and loneliness . Such materials are a useful adjunct to face‐to‐face explanations, acting as a reminder tool and allowing people to take time go over material. However, when we reviewed available information resources, few had targeted clients with MCI or early dementia. Some information was
Australasian Journal on Ageing – Wiley
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