Tag Archives: Decision Making

End of Life Care for People with Advanced Dementia (Jewish Care / UCL)

Summary This report covers the “End of Life Care in Advanced Dementia (ELCAD)” project. This was a three-year practice based study funded by the King’s Fund and carried out in a large Jewish Care nursing home in collaboration with University … Continue reading

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Decision-Making in Care and Support of Older People (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)

Summary This Joseph Rowntree Foundation report discusses care and support for older people given demographic trends. Factors which influence decision making, risk management and NHS trusts’ strategies are discussed. Older people are considered to be both receivers and givers of … Continue reading

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Government Announces £22 Million For Dementia Research (Alzheimer’s Society / Department of Health / NIHR)

[A version of this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013]. Summary Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced that Government spending on dementia research will be boosted by two-thirds, with a £22 … Continue reading

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Dying Well With Dementia (Alzheimer’s Society)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary The Alzheimer’s Society’s “My life until the end: dying well with dementia” report gives an overview of … Continue reading

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Star Approach to Priority Setting: Improving Patient Care and Saving Money (Health Foundation)

Summary Clinical commissioning groups in England will need tools to help them make difficult disinvestment decisions. This “Looking for value in hard times” report, from Health Foundation, describes – as an example – how NHS Sheffield used the Star (Socio-Technical Allocation … Continue reading

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Shared Decision Making Resource Centre (Health Foundation)

Summary The Health Foundation have developed their shared decision making resource centre for healthcare professionals and managers. It offers practical tools, best practice strategies, personal accounts and relevant evidence. It is supplied free to use. “Shared decision making is an approach where clinicians and patients … Continue reading

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Re-Prioritisng Ward Rounds (BBC News / RCP / RCN)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary Ward rounds are being neglected in some hospitals, to the detriment of patients, largely due to the lack … Continue reading

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End of Life Care in Extra Care Housing (NEoLCP)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary The “End of life care in extra care housing: a learning resource pack” offers practical information … Continue reading

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Recovery, Personalisation and Personal Budgets (Centre for Mental Health)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This briefing paper, produced by the Centre for Mental Health and the NHS Confederation Mental Health … Continue reading

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Multi-Case Study: How Persons with Dementia Participate in Decision Making Relating to Health and Daily Care (BMC Health Services Research)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 2, September 2012]. Summary People with dementia have the right to participate in decisions about their health and social care. This Norwegian qualitative multi-case … Continue reading

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