The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) have announced further funding for research projects aiming to improve the lives of people living with dementia and their carers.
The four projects comprise [quotation]:
- The impact of multicomponent support groups for those living with rare dementias. University College London, Bangor University and Canterbury Christ Church University.
- DETERMIND: DETERMinants of quality of life, care and costs, and consequences of INequalities in people with Dementia and their family carers. University of Sussex, London School of Economics (LSE), Kings College London, Newcastle University, University of York and University of Cambridge.
- The APPLE Tree programme: Active Prevention in People at risk of dementia through Lifestyle, bEhaviour change and Technology to build REsiliEnce. UCL, University of New South Wales, University of Michigan, University of East Anglia, University of Exeter, North East London NHS Foundation Trust and INSERM (Institut national de la santé et de la recherche médicale).
- EMpowering Better End of life Dementia Care (EMBED-Care Programme). UCL and Kings College London.
NIHR announces £15 million of new dementia research in partnership with the Economic and Social Research Council. Online: National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), January 9th 2019.