Care Structures
Dr. Bernhard Holle
Group Leader
Stockumer Str. 12
58453  Witten
 +49 2302 926-241


A partial overview of the publications can be found here.

Palm R, Sirsch E, Holle B, Bartholomeyczik S. Die standardisierte Schmerzerfassung bei Menschen mit kognitiven Einschränkungen – ein Vergleich der Nutzung von Assessmentinstrumenten in Demenzwohnbereichen und integrativen Wohnbereichen in stationären Pflegeeinrichtungen. Zeitschrift für Evidenz, Fortbildung und Qualität im Gesundheitswesen. 2017 May 15; doi: 10.1016/j.zefq.2017.04.008
Milena von Kutzleben, Kerstin Köhler, Jan Dreyer, Bernhard Holle, Martina Roes. Stability of home based care arrangements for people with dementia: Development of a consensus definition of stability using expert focus groups. Zeitschrift fur Gerontologie und Geriatrie. 2017 Mar 31; 50:210-218. doi: 10.1007/s00391-015-0990-0
Franziska Laporte Uribe, Johannes Gräske, Susann Grill, Steffen Heinrich, Susanne Schäfer-Walkmann, Jochen René Thyrian, Bernhard Holle. Regional dementia care networks in Germany: Changes in caregiver burden at one-year follow-up and associated factors. International Psychogeriatrics. 2017 May 31; 29:991-1004. doi: 10.1017/S1041610217000126
Franziska Laporte Uribe, Steffen Heinrich, Karin Wolf-Ostermann, Sylvia Schmidt, Jochen René Thyrian, Susanne Schäfer-Walkmann, Bernhard Holle. Caregiver burden assessed in dementia care networks in Germany: findings from the DemNet-D study baseline. Aging and Mental Health. 2017 Sep 01; 21:926-937. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2016.1181713
Daniela Holle, Margareta Halek, Bernhard Holle, Christiane Pinkert. Individualized formulation-led interventions for analyzing and managing challenging behavior of people with dementia–an integrative review. Aging and Mental Health. 2017 Dec 01; 21:1229-1247. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2016.1247429
Rebecca Palm, Saskia Jünger, Sven Reuther, Christian G. G. Schwab, Martin N. Dichter, Bernhard Holle, Margareta Halek. People with dementia in nursing home research: A methodological review of the definition and identification of the study population. BMC Geriatrics. 2016 Apr 04; 16 doi: 10.1186/s12877-016-0249-7
Rebecca Palm, Diana Trutschel, Michael Simon, Sabine Bartholomeyczik, Bernhard Holle. Differences in Case Conferences in Dementia Specific vs Traditional Care Units in German Nursing Homes: Results from a Cross-Sectional Study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association. 2015 Dec 31; 17:91.e9-91.e13. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2015.08.018
Heinrich, Laporte Uribe, Roes, Hoffmann, Thyrian, Wolf-Ostermann, Holle. Knowledge management in dementia care networks: A qualitative analysis of successful information and support strategies for people with dementia living at home and their family caregivers. Public Health. 2016 Jan 31; 131:40-48. doi: 10.1016/j.puhe.2015.10.021
Hochgraeber, Dortmann, Bartholomeyczik, Holle. Low-threshold support services for people with dementia - The viewpoint of volunteers. Gesundheitswesen. 2014 Jul 14; 77:e106-e111. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1377047
Hochgraeber I, von Kutzleben M, Bartholomeyczik S, Holle B. Low-threshold support services for people with dementia within the scope of respite care in Germany – A qualitative study on different stakeholders’ perspective. Dementia (London). 2014 Jan 01; doi: 10.1177/1471301215610234
Palm R, Bartholomeyczik S, Roes M, Holle B. Structural characteristics of specialised living units for people with dementia: a cross-sectional study in German nursing homes. International Journal of Mental Health Systems. 2014 Jan 01; 8:39. doi: 10.1186/1752-4458-8-39
Milena von Kutzleben, Sven Reuther, Olga Dortmann, Bernhard Holle. Care arrangements for community-dwelling people with dementia in Germany as perceived by informal carers - a cross-sectional pilot survey in a provincial-rural setting. Health and Social Care in the Community. 2016 Apr 30; 24:283-296. doi: 10.1111/hsc.12202
Rebecca Palm, Kerstin Köhler, Sabine Bartholomeyczik, Bernhard Holle. Assessing the application of non-pharmacological interventions for people with dementia in German nursing homes: Feasibility and content validity of the dementia care questionnaire (DemCare-Q). BMC Research Notes. 2014 Dec 22; 7 doi: 10.1186/1756-0500-7-950


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