Tag Archives: Oxford Brookes University

Cardiovascular Health in Old Age Associated With Reduced Risk of Cognitive Decline and Dementia (NHS Choices / JAMA)

Summary Fresh evidence from France suggests that favourable cardiovascular health metrics – measured using the American Heart Association (AHA)’s Life’s Simple 7 Metrics tool – and higher cardiovascular health scores, are associated with a lower risk of developing dementia and … Continue reading

Posted in Community Care, For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), In the News, International, NHS Digital (Previously NHS Choices), Quick Insights, Statistics, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

NHS World Class Cancer Care Aim: Four Week Cancer Waiting Time for Testing and Treatment (BBC News / NHS England / Department of Health)

Summary NHS England’s Cancer Taskforce has ambitious plans to improve performance and quality in cancer care. The new 2020 target involves patients receiving results from cancer tests within four weeks of referral by a GP. Older radiotherapy machines are to … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, BBC News, Commissioning, Community Care, Department of Health, Diagnosis, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), In the News, Integrated Care, Local Interest, National, NHS, NHS England, Person-Centred Care, Quick Insights, Standards, Statistics, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Developing Care Markets for Quality and Choice Programme (Department of Health)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary The Department of Health has launched the Developing Care Markets for Quality and Choice Programme (DCMQC) to help … Continue reading

Posted in ADASS, Commissioning, Community Care, Department of Health, For Social Workers (mostly), National, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Joint Discussion on the Future of Services for Older People (ADASS / Oxford Brookes University / IPC)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary This report from the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), Oxford Brookes University and the Institute of Public … Continue reading

Posted in ADASS, Community Care, For Social Workers (mostly), Integrated Care, Management of Condition, National, Personalisation, Quick Insights, Standards, Telecare, Telehealth, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Housing for Older People Resource Pack (Housing Learning and Improvement Network)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary A resource pack, about how to meet the demand and supply challenges concerning housing suitable for an increasingly ageing population, … Continue reading

Posted in ADASS, Commissioning, Community Care, Department of Health, For Social Workers (mostly), Housing LIN, National, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment