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Psychiatrist-Led Care of Patients with Dementia and Psychiatric Disorders in Long-Term Care Settings: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines

Last updated: November 11, 2014
Project Number: RB0753-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical evidence regarding the need for psychiatrist-led care for patients under age 65 with dementia and a psychiatric diagnosis in long-term care settings?
  2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the management of patients under age 65 with dementia and a psychiatric diagnosis in long-term care settings?

Key Message

No health technology assessments, systematic reviews, meta-analyses, randomized controlled trials, non-randomized studies, or evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding psychiatrist-led care of patients with dementia and psychiatric disorders in long-term care settings.