Tag Archives: Dementia in the West Midlands

Dementia Patients and Hospital Discharge: Mind the Gap

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 10, May 2011]. By Dr Daryl Leung Clinical Director Care of the Elderly New Cross Hospital. A Personal View from the Sharp End Disclaimer: The … Continue reading

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Dementia Clinical Pathway Group (CPG) Metrics: West Midlands, Clinical Measures

Summary Dr Karim Saad, the West Midlands’ Dementia CPG Clinical Lead explains the tasks and challenges involved in measuring progress in the implementation of the regional dementia pathway. Innovative new metrics are presented. The priority has been to select metrics which score highly on validity and responsiveness, while attempting to avoid perverse … Continue reading

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Dementia in the West Midlands (NHS Local)

Summary By 2021 it is predicted one million people in the UK will have dementia. In the West Midlands 62,000 people have dementia; by 2021 this figure is expected to rise by 37 per cent to more than 85,000. In … Continue reading

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