Redesigning Support for People With Dementia (NHS England)

Summary

Professor Alistair Burns (NHS England’s National Director for Dementia) and Colm Owens (Consultant Psychiatrist, Older People’s Mental Health Services, Devon Partnership NHS Trust) discuss enhancements to the dementia diagnosis process and arrangements for post-diagnostic dementia interventions / support, in Devon.

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Reference

Redesigning a memory service the Devon way – Professor Alistair Burns and Colm Owens. [Online]: NHS England, January 19th 2017.

An International Perspective: Community-Based Dementia Care in China (JRSM Cardiovascular Disease)

Possibly of indirect interest, if only by way of disparate international comparison, the following article investigates socio-economic inequalities and demographic influences concerning dementia care and caregiver burden in the community-dwelling Chinese population, across a number of provinces:

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Reference

Chen, R. Lang, L. [and] Clifford, A. [et al] (2016). Demographic and socio-economic influences on community-based care and caregivers of people with dementia in China. JRSM Cardiovascular Disease. June 21st 2016; 5: [No pagination].

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