Tag Archives: Rurality

On the Road to Dementia? (BBC / Lancet / NHS Choices)

Summary Researchers following nearly 2 million Canadians in Ontario over 11 years have discovered that living close to busy roads appears to be associated with a higher incidence of dementia. It is suggested that possibly 10% of dementia cases amongst … Continue reading

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Community Resource Teams in Pembrokeshire: Integration of Health and Social Care (King’s Fund)

Summary The final King’s Fund case study (funded by Aetna and the Aetna Foundation), in the “Co-ordinated care for people with complex chronic conditions” series, investigates integrated health and social care teams, known as Community Resource Teams (CRTs), working with … Continue reading

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Care Transitions Project: Resource Pack (University of Birmingham)

Summary This resource pack, produced by the Institute of Applied Social Sciences, University of Birmingham (IASS), has been compiled following their recently completed project exploring older service user and carer experiences of transitions across service boundaries, which looked in particular at … Continue reading

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Care Transitions of Older People (NIHR Service Delivery and Organisation)

[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 “Understanding and improving transitions of older people: a user and carer centred approach” report covers … Continue reading

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Emergency Hospital Beds: Variations in Use by Patients Over 65 (King’s Fund)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary This King’s Fund report explores variations in the use of hospital beds by patients aged over sixty-five years and who … Continue reading

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