Tag Archives: University of Bradford

Useful Dementia Sites Listed (Housing LIN)

Summary The Housing Learning and Improvement Network has produced a quick list of the websites carrying useful information on dementia and dementia-related services to help people with dementia and their carers to live well. Full Text Link Reference Useful dementia … Continue reading

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Definitive and Comprehensive List of Dementia-Related Internet Sites (CILIP / HLG)

Summary The CILIP Health Libraries Group has produced a comprehensive and definitive list of dementia-related websites based in the UK and internationally. Full Text Link Reference Ryder, J. (2014). Internet sites of interest: Dementia. London: CILIP Health Libraries Group Newsletter, March … Continue reading

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Dementia Care Mapping in Nursing Homes: Economic Analysis (PloS One)

Summary Dementia-care mapping (DCM) is an intervention for reducing neuropsychiatric symptoms in people with dementia in nursing homes. This article discusses a randomised controlled trial into the effectiveness of DCM and an investigation of the costs of DCM. DCM appears … Continue reading

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Dementia Care Mapping: a New BSI Standard for Person-Centred Care

[This article first appeared in: Dementia Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 6 January 2011]. Abstract Proper care for dementia sufferers should be offered by all healthcare providers including care homes, hospitals and support facilities. The British Standards Institute (BSI) has developed a new … Continue reading

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BSI Guidance: Key to Improving Dementia Care (British Standards Institute)

Summary The number of people living with dementia is expected to rise dramatically in the next twenty years, so it is essential that proper care is offered by healthcare providers, including care homes, hospitals and support facilities. The British Standards … Continue reading

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