Tag Archives: Hospital Care for People with Dementia

Variable Standards of Hospital Dementia Care in England (BBC News / Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary The Alzheimer’s Society may have found further evidence of poor and variable care in a review of acute hospital care for dementia patients. Their report is based on Freedom of Information (FOI) requests, to which not all Trusts were … Continue reading

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Ten Priorities for Dementia Research / Dementia Action (Department of Health / BBC News)

Summary Evidence assembled in the “Dementia: a state of the nation report on dementia care and support in England” report has been interpreted as indicating the following ten priorities for action and further research: Prevention: improvements to public health are required … Continue reading

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Improving Hospital Care for People with Dementia (NHS Confederation)

[This abstract first appeared in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 7 February 2011]. Abstract This report covers the issues for NHS Trusts in caring for patients with dementia (many of whom may have been admitted for other conditions). The … Continue reading

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Acute Awareness: Improving Hospital Care for People with Dementia (NHS Confederation)

Summary This report examines the key issues for NHS Trusts in improving care for patients with dementia, most of whom will be admitted for another condition. The report promotes the innovative work which NHS Trusts and cross-agency partnerships are undertaking in order to enhance … Continue reading

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