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Supporting advanced dementia in people with Down syndrome and other intellectual disability: consensus statement of the International Summit on Intellectual Disability and Dementia.

Authors
  • McCarron, M1
  • McCallion, P2
  • Coppus, A3
  • Fortea, J4
  • Stemp, S5
  • Janicki, M6
  • Wtachman, K7
  • 1 School of Nursing and Midwifery Studies, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. , (Ireland)
  • 2 College of Public Health, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, USA.
  • 3 University Medical Center, Radboud Universiteit, Nijmegen, Gelderland, The Netherlands. , (Netherlands)
  • 4 Fundacio Catalana per a la Recerca i la Innovacio, Barcelona, Catalunya, Spain. , (Spain)
  • 5 Reena, Toronto, Canada. , (Canada)
  • 6 Department of Disability and Human Development, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
  • 7 Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport, Stirling, Scotland.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2018
Volume
62
Issue
7
Pages
617–624
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/jir.12500
PMID: 29781149
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

The Summit recommended an investment in research to more clearly identify measures of person-specific additional decline for ascertaining advanced dementia, inform practice guidelines to aid clinicians and service providers and identify specific markers that signal such additional decline and progression into advanced dementia among people with various levels of pre-existing intellectual impairment.

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