Tag Archives: Dementia Qualifications (Skills for Care)

Care of Older People with Cognitive Impairment in General Hospitals (NIHR SDO)

Summary Mental health problems amongst the elderly in acute hospitals include dementia (31% of all older people in hospitals) and delirium (estimated in this report as 20% of all older people in hospitals). Outcomes for patients in hospitals with these … Continue reading

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Adult Social Care Workforce Learning and Development Programme: £2.4m Funding (Department of Health / Skills for Care)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary The Department of Health has commissioned Skills for Care to help deliver a national learning and development programme for the … Continue reading

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