Tag Archives: Relative Risk (RR)

Decision-Making in Care and Support of Older People (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)

Summary This Joseph Rowntree Foundation report discusses care and support for older people given demographic trends. Factors which influence decision making, risk management and NHS trusts’ strategies are discussed. Older people are considered to be both receivers and givers of … Continue reading

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Seven Modifiable Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Diseease

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 2, September 2011]. Summary Approximately 820,000 people in Britain suffer from dementia, half of these having Alzheimer’s Disease (and half of the latter group … Continue reading

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