Tag Archives: NIHR

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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Breaking the Cycle of Discontent: How Family Carers of People with Dementia Become Dissatisfied with General Hospital Care (BMC Geriatrics)

Summary Family carers deserve to be engaged by hospital staff, so that they are able to give and receive information about a relative with dementia. They should be offered suitable opportunities to participate and have their say in hospital care. … Continue reading

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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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ENRICH: A Care Homes Research Resource (Department of Health: Dementia)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Dementia & Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network (DeNDRoN) is holding programmes to “increase the volume, … Continue reading

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Over £100 million to Support Clinical Research (Department of Health)

Summary Over £100m is to be invested in NHS clinical research facilities to develop new treatments which promise to benefit patients. This money, from the National Institute for Health Research, will support research nurses and technicians at 19 of the facilities around the country. New treatments under … Continue reading

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Ministerial Group on Dementia Research: Headline Report (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 1, August 2011]. Summary The Ministerial Advisory Group on Dementia Research (chaired by Minister of State for Care Services, Paul Burstow MP) has laboured … Continue reading

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