Monthly Archives: June 2012

Research Review for Ireland’s National Dementia Strategy (Trinity College Dublin / Republic of Ireland’s DSIDC)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary The Dementia Services Information and Development Centre (DSIDC)’s Strategy for Dementia for Ireland proposes to develop a national strategy covering … Continue reading

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Guiding Framework for Education and Awareness in Person Centred Dementia Care. National Dementia Education Project (Republic of Ireland’s Health Service Executive)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary In Ireland there are over 41,000 people living with dementia currently, and this number is expected to increase to over … Continue reading

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NHS Patient Feedback Challenge (NHS Institute / Department of Health)

Summary This one year programme aims to find and spread new approaches using feedback from patients (and families and carers) to improve services. The NHS Patient Feedback Challenge has appointed a panel of experts who will judge potential schemes and … Continue reading

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People Powered Health: Co-Production Catalogue (NESTA)

Summary This document catalogues examples of collaborative public services in action, looking particularly at those involved in health and social care. NESTA believe that co-production is potentially transformative; because it involves “re-framing the problem and re-establishing relationships to enable more … Continue reading

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Home-Based Exercise and Support Programme for People with Dementia and their Caregivers: RCT Study Protocol (BMC Public Health)

Summary This document covers the design of a Randomised Controlled Trial (RCT) to investigate the effects of a home-based exercise and support programme to help reduce depression in people with dementia and their caregivers. The aim is to work towards … Continue reading

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Integrated Commissioning for Better Health Outcomes (PCC Events)

Summary Integrated commissioning for integrated care should improve the experience of patients and reduce costs in the deliver of high quality care. This event will assist clinical commissioning groups, PCTs, SHAs and local authority representatives to collaborate more effectively throughout … Continue reading

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