Tag Archives: Early Interventions

Parity of Esteem for Mental and Physical Health (House of Lords Library)

Summary This House of Lords Library briefing note offers a background summing-up in readiness for the debate to be held on October 10th 2013 about achieving parity of esteem for mental and physical health. This  is a requirement of the … Continue reading

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Rebalancing of Physical / Mental Health and Care Resources (Centre for Mental Health)

Summary This Centre for Mental Health report, written by Tom Foley of Newcastle University, argues for better resourcing of mental health care as the means to help the NHS in improving the nation’s health and meeting productivity challenges. The hidden … Continue reading

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Prospects of Health and Wellbeing Boards (Smith Institute)

Summary Health and wellbeing boards have the potential to improve integrated care and provide more democratic approaches to developing shared plans for local populations. Effective relationships and adequate resources are required for them to be effective. Chapters include: Development of … Continue reading

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Dementia Tsar Shines Light on Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for People with Dementia (Department of Health, Dementia)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary Professor Alistair Burns (National Clinical Dementia Director, Department of Health) recently drew attention to a Cochrane review into the benefits … Continue reading

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World Alzheimer Report 2011: Early Diagnosis and Intervention (Alzheimer’s Disease International)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 3, October 2011]. Summary The majority of people worldwide with dementia do not receive a diagnosis until late in the course of the disease, … Continue reading

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Windows of Opportunity: Prevention and Early Intervention in Dementia (SCIE Dementia Gateway)

[A version of this abstract appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 9, April 2011]. Summary The Windows of Opportunity for Prevention and Early Intervention in Dementia Toolkit is the crowning output from the National Dementia Strategy Objective N0.6 … Continue reading

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West Midlands’ Dementia Projects May Be Adopted Nationally (NHS Local)

Summary Ground-breaking schemes to help people with dementia in the West Midlands were presented by the Regional Dementia chief Dr Karim Saad at the fifth national annual dementia conference held at Bournemouth in November 2010. The West Midlands is attempting to cut the problems … Continue reading

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