Tag Archives: Counting the Cost

Mainstream Dementia Pathways Literature (British Psychological Society)

Summary This document was released last year by the Dementia Work Stream of the Faculty of the Psychology of Older People (FPOP) at the British Psychological Society. It reflects a literature review performed between 2011 and 2012 to find important … Continue reading

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Counting the Cost: Caring for People with Dementia on Hospital Wards

Abstract This 2009 report says there is unacceptable variation in the quality of dementia care provided on general wards in hospitals across England, Wales and Northern Ireland. There are, however, examples of excellent local action. Recommendations for change are set … Continue reading

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