Tag Archives: Barriers to the Diagnosis and Management of Patients with Dementia in Primary Care

The ALCOVE Project Revisited: Review of Timely Diagnosis (International Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry)

Summary The ALzheimer’s COoperative Valuation in Europe (ALCOVE) project was a Joint Action co-financed by the European Commission to produce a set of evidence-based recommendations for policymakers on dementia. This article reports on progress regarding the work-stream devoted to timely diagnosis. … Continue reading

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Dementia Calculator: Version Three Launched in April 2014 (NHS England)

Summary A new version of the Dementia Prevalence Calculator was launched earlier this month. It gives local information about dementia care and facilitates the local planning of services (primarily concerning the diagnosis of people with dementia). Note: This resource appears … Continue reading

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Documentation for the National Dementia Prevalence Calculator (NHS England / Dementia Partnerships)

Summary NHS England has created a set of tools to enable GPs, practices and CCGs to monitor and improve dementia diagnosis rates and the follow-up care and support for people with dementia. Effective use of these tools requires some explanation. … Continue reading

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Dementia Prevalence Calculator and Supporting Toolset (NHS England)

Summary In an effort to improve the care and support for people with dementia, and for their families / carers, there is a national ambition for clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to improve diagnosis rates by March 2015. This tool set … Continue reading

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EU ALCOVE Project: Latest Reports (ALCOVE Official Website / University of Worcester’s Association for Dementia Studies)

[A version of this collection features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 7, May 2013]. Summary The European Joint Action on Dementia, ALCOVE, (¨ALzheimer’s COoperative Valuation in Europe¨ is into an “information dissemination” … Continue reading

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Dementia Innovation Challenge Prizes (NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement)

Summary The Innovation Challenge Prize for Dementia makes available £1 million for winning innovative NHS projects designed to increase diagnosis rates. The idea of the Challenge Prize is to bring about reductions in the proportion of people whose dementia goes undiagnosed … Continue reading

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NHS England’s National Ambition to Improve Dementia Diagnosis Rates (Department of Health)

Summary Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, has announced that NHS England is running the first national ambition to improve dementia diagnosis rates. The plan is to achieve a target of two-thirds of people with dementia being identified and … Continue reading

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