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Research interests

KARLIJN JOLING (PhD) is a clinical epidemiologist specialised in health services research and a senior researcher at the Department of Elderly Care Medicine at Amsterdam UMC, location VUmc. Her research line focuses mainly on the care and support for persons with dementia and their family caregivers, both in the community and nursing homes. Within this research, a variety of designs and methodologies are used, including (cost-)effectiveness evaluation of complex interventions, observational research using large longitudinal datasets, and data harmonization. A specific focus of the current and recent research projects involves the re-use of (routinely collected) data to improve the quality of care for older people and people with dementia and their family caregivers specifically. Relevant projects include the ‘BESt practices In DEmentia care’ (BESIDE) project (PI) and ‘Verspreidings- en Implementatieimpuls BESIDE project’, both granted by ZonMw (PI) within the ZonMw Memorable program (PI), the fellowship Resilience in dementia caregivers (PI), granted by the Dutch Alzheimer’s Association, ‘Dementieregister’ and ‘Leren van Data’ (co-PI), both granted by the Ministry of Health Welfare and Sport. She currently supervises four PhD students.

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Research Output

Time from diagnosis to institutionalization and death in people with dementia

Joling, K. J., Janssen, O., Francke, A. L., Verheij, R. A., Lissenberg-Witte, B. I., Visser, P-J. & van Hout, H. P. J., Apr 2020, In : Alzheimer's & dementia : the journal of the Alzheimer's Association. 16, 4, p. 662-671 10 p.

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Duration of Care Trajectories in Persons With Dementia Differs According to Demographic and Clinical Characteristics

Janssen, O., Vos, S. J. B., Handels, R., Vermunt, L., Verheij, R., Verhey, F. R. J., van Hout, H., Visser, P. J. & Joling, K. J., 1 Jan 2020, In : Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 21, 8

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Factors of Resilience in Informal Caregivers of People with Dementia from Integrative International Data Analysis

Joling, K. J., Windle, G., Droes, R-M., Meiland, F., van Hout, H. P. J., Vroomen, J. M., van de Ven, P. M., Moniz-Cook, E. & Woods, B., 2016, In : Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders. 42, 3-4, p. 198-214

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How Can the Arts Influence the Attitudes of Dementia Caregivers? A Mixed-Methods Longitudinal Investigation

Dementia and Imagination research team, 24 May 2020, In : The Gerontologist.

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Quality indicators for community care for older people: A systematic review

Joling, K. J., van Eenoo, L., Vetrano, D. L., Smaardijk, V. R., Declercq, A., Onder, G., Van Hout, H. P. J. & van der Roest, H. G., 1 Jan 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 1, e0190298.

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