Tag Archives: Ageing Research Reviews

Policies on Ageing (Centre for Policy on Ageing)

Summary This online resource, from the Centre for Policy on Ageing, offers an easy to browse list of important policy documents, reports and briefings relating to issues concerning the care of older people and broader implications of an ageing population. … Continue reading

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Effects of Music Therapy on BPSD (Ageing Research Reviews / Age UK / Nursing Standard)

Summary The authors of this study investigated the effects of music therapy on the Behavioral and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD), cognitive function and activities of daily living in patients with dementia. Indications are that music therapy is effective for … Continue reading

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Impact of Demographic Change on Public Services (International Longevity Centre)

Summary The International Longevity Centre (ILC) publication, entitled “The impact of demographic change on public services: submission by the International Longevity Centre – UK”, presents evidence for the House of Lords Committee on Public Service and Demographic Change. It tackles … Continue reading

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Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for Dementia: Systematic Review of Effectiveness (University College London)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary Cognitive stimulation therapy (CST) is a psychological intervention offering a range of activities for people with … Continue reading

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