Monthly Archives: October 2011

Dementia Statistics for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (Royal College of Nursing)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Abstract This RCN web page is a further resource designed to support the RCN Dementia Project. It comprises links signposting various … Continue reading

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Principles of Integrated Care (National Voices)

Summary The failure to deliver joined-up services is a common frustration for patients, service users, carers and NHS staff. The following principles, agreed by 130 member organisations from health and social care, are set-out in this document from National Voices (a coalition of health and social care … Continue reading

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Alcohol in the Media: a Behind the Headlines Special Report (Bazian / NHS Choices)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Summary The “Behind the Headlines” service is run by Bazian (the company responsible for providing services available from both NHS Choices … Continue reading

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Estimating of the Future Cost of Dementia Care (Australian Statistical Analysis)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Summary Estimates of the future cost of dementia care in Australia have typically been based on disease prevalence and the average … Continue reading

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Demos: Tailor Made Report on Personalisation (Plus a Department of Health Evaluation Study)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Summary According to this report, personal budgets may be an effective way of achieving personalisation but they do not guarantee self-directed … Continue reading

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Dementia-Related National Strategies and Standards (Royal College of Nursing)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Summary This web page provides links to a wide range of freely available online documentation concerning dementia-related national strategies and standards. … Continue reading

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Higher Dementia Risk in African Caribbean Older People

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Summary There appears to be a higher prevalence of dementia in African-Caribbean people generally, possibly related to vascular risk factors, so … Continue reading

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