Franziska Laporte Uribe
Research Associate
Stockumer Str. 12
58453 Witten

franziska.laporte-uribe@dzne.de
 +49 2302 926-226

Research focus

  • Quality of life of people with dementia and their family caregivers
  • Dementia care networks
  • Health services for people with dementia living at home and economic aspects
  • Burden of family caregivers and positive aspects of caring for a person with dementia at home
  • Ethical challenges conducting research in dementia

Projects

  • A multicenter, interdisciplinary evaluation study on dementia care networks in Germany (DemNet-D) finalized
  • Improving the diagnosis and care of people with dementia in general practice – the evidence-based development of a complex intervention (CADIF)finalized
  • DISTINCT

Publications (selection)

journals

Gräske, J., Schmidt, A., Schmidt, S., Uribe, F. L., Thyrian, J. R., Michalowsky, B., . . . Wolf-Ostermann, K. (2018). Quality of life in persons with dementia using regional dementia care network services in Germany: a one-year follow-up study. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 16(1), 181.

Laporte Uribe, F., Gräske, J., Grill, S., Heinrich, S., Schäfer-Walkmann, S., Thyrian, J. R., & Holle, B. (2017). Regional dementia care networks in Germany: changes in caregiver burden at one-year follow-up and associated factors. International Psychogeriatrics, 29(6), 991-1004.

Laporte Uribe, F., Heinrich, S., Wolf-Ostermann, K., Schmidt, S., Thyrian, J. R., Schafer-Walkmann, S., & Holle, B. (2017). Caregiver burden assessed in dementia care networks in Germany: findings from the DemNet-D study baseline. Aging and Mental Health, 21(9), 926-937. doi:10.1080/13607863.2016.1181713

Laporte Uribe, F., Wolf-Ostermann, K., Wübbeler, M., & Holle, B. (2017). Care Arrangements in Dementia Care Networks: Findings From the DemNet-D Study Baseline and 1-Year Follow-Up. Journal of Aging and Health, 0898264317696778.

Gräske, J., Meyer, S., Schmidt, A., Schmidt, S., Laporte Uribe, F., Thyrian, J. R., . . . Wolf-Osterman, K. (2016). [Regional Dementia Care Networks in Germany – Results from the DemNet-D study regarding the quality of life of their users]. Pflege - Die wissenschaftliche Zeitschrift für Pflegeberufe, 29(2), 93-101. doi:10.1024/1012-5302/a000xxx

Heinrich, S., Uribe, F. L., Wübbeler, M., Hoffmann, W., & Roes, M. (2016). Knowledge evaluation in dementia care networks: a mixed-methods analysis of knowledge evaluation strategies and the success of informing family caregivers about dementia support services. International Journal of Mental Health Systems, 10(1), 69. doi:10.1186/s13033-016-0100-8

Heinrich, S., Laporte Uribe, F., Roes, M., Hoffmann, W., Thyrian, J. R., Wolf-Ostermann, K., & Holle, B. (2016). 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, 131, 40-48. doi:10.1016/j.puhe.2015.10.021

Wübbeler, M., Thyrian J. R., Michalowsky, B., Hertel, J., Laporte Uribe, F., Wolf-Ostermann, K., Schäfer-Walkmann, S., Hoffmann, W. (2015). Nonpharmacological therapies and provision of aids in outpatient dementia networks in Germany: utilization rates and associated factors. J Multidiscip Healthc, 8:229-36. doi: 10.2147/JMDH.S80560.

Laporte Uribe, F., Heinrich, S., Gräske, J., Wübbeler, M., Wolf-Ostermann, K., Thyrian, J. R., . . . Holle, B. (2014). Dementia care networks in Germany: Care arrangements and caregiver burden at the DemNet-D study baseline. Alzheimer's & Dementia: The Journal of the Alzheimer's Association, 10(4), P224. doi: 10.1016/j.jalz.2014.04.313

Gräske, J., Laporte Uribe, F., Heinrich, S., Meyer, S., Schmidt, A., Thyrian, J. R., . . . Wolf-Ostermann, K. (2013). Why do people with dementia rate their own quality of life differently than their relatives do? Paper presented at the 66th Annual Scientific Meeting “Optimal Aging Through Research”. The Gerontologist, 53(S1), S243. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnt151

Laporte Uribe, F., Heinrich, S., Riesner, C., Birnbach, R., & Holle, B. (2013). Was bedeutet Wissenstransfer für Demenznetzwerke in Deutschland? Paper presented at the "Alterspsychiatrie 2013: Grenzen überwinden" XI. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gerontopsychiatrie und -psychotherapie e.V. NeuroGeriatrie, 10(2), S23 - S24.

Laporte Uribe, F., Pelster, M., & Hagemann, V. (2016). The German Health Insurance System: How can we prepare for the future? Atlas of Science.  Retrieved from atlasofscience.org/the-german-health-insurance-system-how-can-we-prepare-for-the-future/

Pelster, M., Hagemann, V., & Laporte Uribe, F. (2016). Key Aspects of a Sustainable Health Insurance System in Germany. Applied Health Economics and Health Policy, 14(3), 293-312. doi:10.1007/s40258-016-0223-8

Roes, M., Laporte Uribe, F., & Tina, Q. (2014). The gap in dementia research: the need for translational research. BMC Health Services Research, 14(Suppl 2), P104.

books and chapters

Laporte Uribe, F., Wolf-Osterman, K., Thyrian, J. R., & Holle, B. (in print). Regional dementia care networks. In C. R. Martin & V. R. Preedy (Eds.), The Neuroscience of Dementia: Diagnosis and Management. London: Elsevier Inc.

oral presentations and posters

Laporte Uribe, F., Thyrian, J. R., Wolf-Osterman, K., & Holle, B. (2018). Regional and Local Dementia Care Networks in Germany: Community-Based Support Structures for Families Living with Dementia. Paper presented at the 28th Alzheimer Europe Conference, Barcelona.

Hagemann, V., Laporte Uribe, F., & Pelster, M. (2015). Innovationen im deutschen Gesundheitswesen - Krankenkassen am Puls der Zeit? Paper presented at the Symposium: Anreizsysteme im Gesundheitswesen - Mechanismen kollektiver Selbstschädigung?, Bochum.

Laporte Uribe, F., & Holle, B. (2015). Versorgungsarrangements und Belastung von Hauptpflegepersonen von Menschen mit Demenz in Demenznetzwerken in Deutschland. Paper presented at the XII. Kongress der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Gerontopsychiatrie und –psychotherapie e.V., Essen.

Laporte Uribe, F., Heinrich, S., Wolf-Osterman, K., Schäfer-Walkmann, S., Thyrian, J. R., & Holle, B. (2015). Netzwerke als Versorgungsstrukturen für Menschen mit Demenz und informelle Pflegende: Einblicke aus der DemNet-D-Studie für Wissenschaft und Praxis. Paper presented at the Transfertagung „Leben mit Demenz (in Hamburg): Regionale Initiativen als Chance?!“, Hamburg.

Laporte Uribe, F., Holle, B., Heinrich, S., Wübbeler, M., Michalowsky, B., Schäfer-Walkmann, S., . . . Thyrian, J. R. (2015). [Ergebnisse der DemNet-D Studie: Präsentation im Rahmen eines Treffens der Steuerungsgruppe des Demenznetzwerkes Minden-Lübbecke]. Minden.

Dinand, C., Hochgraeber, I., Panke-Kochinke, B., Pinkert, C., & Laporte Uribe, F. (2014). Informed Consent - Herausforderungen in der personenzentrierten Versorgungsforschung für Menschen mit Demenz. Paper presented at the Forschungsethik in der bevölkerungsbasierten Demenzforschung, Greifswald.

Gräske, J., Meyer, S., Laporte Uribe, F., Thyrian, J. R., & Wolf-Osterman, K. (2014). Quality of Life in Dementia Care – Differences in Self- and Family-Ratings. Paper presented at the 24th Alzheimer Europe Conference: “Autonomy and dignity in dementia”, Glasgow, Scotland.

Gräske, J., Meyer, S., Laporte Uribe, F., Thyrian, J. R., Schäfer-Walkmann, S., & Wolf-Ostermann, K. (2014). Lebensqualität bei Menschen mit Demenz - Warum unterscheiden sich Selbst- und Fremdeinschätzung? Paper presented at the DGGG - Gerontologie und Geriatrie Kongress 2014, Halle.

Heinrich, S., Laporte Uribe, F., Thyrian, J. R., Gräske, J., & Holle, B. (2014). Knowledge Management in Dementia Care Networks: First Findings from the DemNet-D Study. Paper presented at the 29th International Conference of Alzheimer’s Disease International, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Heinrich, S., Laporte Uribe, F., Wolf-Osterman, K., Hoffmann, W., & Holle, B. (2014). Wissenstransfer in Demenznetzwerken. Paper presented at the Forschungswelten, Vallendar.

Laporte Uribe, F., Schäfer-Walkmann, S., Thyrian, J. R., Wolf-Ostermann, K., & Holle, B. (2014). Die Belastung von pflegenden Angehörigen in Demenznetzwerken in Deutschland - Erste Ergebnisse der DemNet-D Studie. Paper presented at the DGGG - Gerontologie und Geriatrie Kongress 2014, Halle.

Pinkert, C., Dinand, C., Hochgraeber, I., Laporte Uribe, F., & Panke-Kochinke, B. (2014, 11.-12.09.2014). Informed Consent - Herausforderungen in der Versorgungsforschung für vulnerable Personengruppen am Beispiel von Menschen mit Demenz. Paper presented at the Forschungsethik in der qualitativen und quantitativen Sozialforschung, München.

Heinrich, S., Laporte Uribe, F., Wolf-Ostermann, K., Thyrian, J. R., Schäfer-Walkmann, S., & Holle, B. (2013). Was bedeutet Wissensmanagement für Demenznetzwerke in Deutschland? Paper presented at the 3-Länderkonferenz Pflege & Plegewissenschaft, Konstanz.

Wolf-Ostermann, K., Fleßa, S., Gräske, J., Heinrich, S., Hoffmann, W., Holle, B., . . . Schäfer-Walkmann, S. (2013). Symposium: Ambulante Versorgung von Menschen mit Demenz durch regionale Demenznetzwerke – das Projekt DemNet-D. Paper presented at the 3-Länderkonferenz Pflege & Pflegewissenschaft 2013 Konstanz.

Vollmar, H. C., Leve, V., Kuske, S., Gallrach, F., Wilm, S., & Pentzek, M. (2013). Wissen allein ist nicht genug – Einstellungsänderung bei Hausärzten zu Demenzerkrankungen (Projekt „CADIF“). Paper presented at the Entscheiden trotz Unsicherheit: 14. Jahrestagung des Deutschen Netzwerks Evidenzbasierte Medizin, Berlin

Hoffmann, W., Wolf-Ostermann, K., Schäfer-Walkmann, S., & Gallrach, F. (2012). DemNet-D - Multizentrische interdisziplinäre Evaluationsstudie von Demenznetzwerken in Deutschland, Frankfurt a. M.

Pentzek, M., Leve, V., Kuske, S., Gallrach, F., Wilm, S., & Vollmar, H. C. (2012). Changing attitudes towards dementia in family practice (CADIF) - Einstellungsänderung zur Demenz bei Hausärzten/innen - Modell hausärztlicher Einstellungen Paper presented at the Statuskolloquium des Kompetenznetzes Degenerative Demenzen (KNDD), Bonn.

Vollmar, H. C., Gallrach, F., Kuske, S., Wilm, S., & Pentzek, M. (2012). Demenzerkrankungen in der hausärztlichen Praxis – Wissen allein ist nicht genug. Erste Ergebnisse des CADIF-Projektes. Paper presented at the 11. Deutscher Kongress für Versorgungsforschung und 4. Nationaler Präventionskongress, Dresden

Vollmar, H. C., Wilm, S., Kuske, S., Gallrach, F., Buscher, I., Abholz, H.-H., & Pentzek, M. (2012). Changing attitudes towards dementia in family practice (CADIF) - evidence-based development and pre-testing of an intervention for general practitioners. In J. R. Thyrian & W. Hoffmann (Eds.), Dementia Care Research. Scientific Evidence, Current Issues and Future Perspectives. Minutes from an International Workshop in Greifswald (pp. 80-89). Lengerich/Westfalen: Pabst Science Publishers

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