Tag Archives: Goal Attainment Scaling (GAS)

Cognitive Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease: Management and Prevention? (BMJ)

Summary A review investigates pharmacological treatments for cognitive symptoms in Alzheimer’s Disease at different phases in progression of the disease, in the context of the paucity of effective disease-modifying interventions. Discrepancies between different national and international guidelines, regarding the prescription … Continue reading

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FITS Training Programme to Reduce Antipsychotic Prescriptions (Department of Health / Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary A training programme entitled “Focussed Intervention Training and Support (FITS)” has been launched by the Alzheimer’s Society, with the support and funding of the Department of Health and the HC-One Care Home Group. This programme aims to help in … Continue reading

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