Funding for this research was provided by:
Dam Foundation (2016/FO77186)
Received: 3 January 2020
Accepted: 10 November 2020
First Online: 16 November 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: All participants received written and oral information, adapted to the persons with dementia, on all aspects of the study. Both the persons with dementia and the informal caregivers gave written consent to participation. As they participated as a dyad, the informal caregivers’ consent implied their approval of the persons with dementia’s participation. In addition, the coordinators, as specialist nurses, assessed the persons with dementia’s ability to consent through observation and clinical assessments. The template for the consent form is available on request. The study was approved by the Regional Committee for Medical and Health Research Ethics, Northern Norway. Reference: 2017/1519/REK Nord.
: The participants has given their consent for publication of anonymized data from the study.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.