Tag Archives: APPG on Dementia

Unlocking Early Diagnosis: Improving the Lives of People With Dementia (All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia / Alzheimer’s Society)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary Approximately just 43% of people with dementia in the UK receive a formal diagnosis and previous research has shown that … Continue reading

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Inquiry into Improving Dementia Diagnosis Rates in the UK (Alzheimer’s Society / All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia: APPG)

Summary The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia (APPG) has launched a further inquiry; this time it will investigate how dementia diagnosis rates across the UK may be improved. This inquiry will review the evidence which exists to date. It will also explore … Continue reading

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A Misspent Opportunity? All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia, 2010 (Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary This report looking into the funding of the National Dementia Strategy was published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia (APPG)  in March 2010. It examined the use of the £150 million funding attached to the National Dementia Strategy … Continue reading

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Parliamentary Report Called for Better Dementia Care Training (NICE News Update)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 1, August 2011]. Summary Approximately 750,000 people currently live with dementia in the UK, and this number will rise to over a million by … Continue reading

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The £20 Billion Question: Inquiry into Cost Effective Dementia Services (All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 1, August 2011]. Summary The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia (APPG) wants the NHS to reduce hospital beds for dementia patients by at least 10 … Continue reading

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Prepared to Care: Challenging the Dementia Skills Gap (All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia)

Summary This report, published in 2009, presents the results of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia’s inquiry into the scale of the challenge in training the caring professions in dementia, and the general readiness / unreadiness of the social care … Continue reading

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All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia Calls for Fewer Hospital Beds and Improvements to Dementia Care in the Community (BBC News)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 1, August 2011]. Summary The number of NHS hospital beds across the UK could be cut by at least 10%, thereby freeing-up funds for dementia … Continue reading

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Parliamentarians to Review Spending on Dementia

[This article first appeared in: Dementia Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 6 January 2011]. Abstract The growing cost of caring for dementia patients is to be examined by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Dementia. The group hopes to see whether … Continue reading

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All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia (Dementia Action Alliance)

Summary The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Dementia is an informal cross-party parliamentary group made up of over 55 MPs and peers with an interest in dementia. It is one of the bodies participating in the Dementia Action Alliance. Brief … Continue reading

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