Tag Archives: Interdisciplinary Teams

Support for Commissioners of Dementia Care (NICE)

Summary The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued a guide to support commissioners, clinicians and managers in the commissioning of high-quality evidence-based care for people with dementia and their carers. The NICE support for commissioning dementia … Continue reading

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Interprofessional Working for Community-Dwelling Older People (NIHR SDO)

Summary This National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) report relates to research into interprofessional working to support older people living at home with complex illnesses and disabilities. The researchers examined how professionals work together and how they might best work … Continue reading

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Re-Prioritisng Ward Rounds (BBC News / RCP / RCN)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary Ward rounds are being neglected in some hospitals, to the detriment of patients, largely due to the lack … Continue reading

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Aged Residential Care Health Utilisation Study (ARCHUS) (BMC Geriatrics)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary Hospitalisation can cause distress, disruption and often other medical complications for residents of long-term care. It … Continue reading

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Clinical and Service Integration (King’s Fund Report, 2010)

Summary Choice and competition are thought to be essential elements in health policies designed to put the patient first and to improve health outcomes. The importance of integrated care was highlighted in Lord Darzi’s final report of the NHS Next … Continue reading

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