For people with mild and moderate dementia, how effective is group cognitive stimulation therapy compared to any other intervention, in improving cognition, communication and quality of life?
There is some evidence, from one methodologically flawed
systematic review and two additional, very small randomised
controlled trials, that cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) may be
effective in improving cognition, communication and quality of life
in people with mild to moderate dementia. However, there is no
substantive evidence to support the longer term effectiveness of
CST, beyond the end of treatment.
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