Tag Archives: York

Angela Rippon’s Video on Progress from the Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group (Department of Health, Dementia Challenge)

Angela Rippon (Co Chair of the Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group) presents her video update on: Recent developments from the Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group, made since the launch of the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia. How businesses are improving their services, and … Continue reading

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Creating a Dementia-Friendly York (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary This report from the Joseph Rowntree Foundation summarises research findings from the York Dementia Without Walls project. … Continue reading

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New Ways of Caring for Elderly People (BBC News)

Summary This BBC News item reports on how communities, neighbourhoods and families have been involved in devising projects aiming to enable pensioners feel more confident that they will be cared for in old age. In York, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation charity has established Hartrigg Oaks, … Continue reading

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Dementia Without Walls Project (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)

Summary The Dementia Friendly Communities Champion Group is investigating how to promote dementia-friendly social environments. One such scheme is “Dementia without Walls”, a Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) project aiming to establish York as a dementia-friendly city. This project demonstrates the … Continue reading

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Models of Individual Patient Hospital Expenditure for General Practice Budgets (Centre for Health Economics, University of York)

Summary The NHS has a system of budgets for general practices to cover hospital expenditure for their patients. This report models individual expenditure using diagnostic information from previous hospital spells, plus a large set of variables measuring population, general practice, and … Continue reading

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