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Journey of Caring: An analysis of long-term care for dementia World Alzheimer Report 2013

The report ‘Journey of Caring: An analysis of long-term care for dementia’, recently published by Alzheimer’s Disease International, reveals that number of older people dependent on care will rise threefold to 277 million worldwide in the next thirty years and almost half of those people will be living with dementia. Read more »

care.data Care.data GP toolkit

This toolkit, produced by NHS England, aims to help GP Practices raise patient awareness of plans to extract coded GP data as part of the care.data programme, It also explains what to do if a patient objects to the use of personal confidential data beyond their direct care. Read more »

Feature dementia prevalence calculator Dementia Prevalence Calculator

The Dementia Prevalence Calculator presents an opportunity for all health communities to gain a better understanding of their local estimated prevalence of dementia in the community, and among people living in local care homes. Read more »