What's new

This page shows the latest content in chronological order.

 

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 »

 

Living with Early Onset Living with Early Onset

In this video, commissioned by the University of Edinburgh and facilitated by Strange Theatre, participants explore and express some of the difficulties faced by people affected by early onset dementia and their families. Read more »

 

Care for vulnerable older people

On 5 July, Jeremy Hunt, Secretary of State for Health, launched a period of engagement on government plans to improve care for vulnerable older people. These include focusing on providing a more integrated out-of-hospital service to address all of a person’s needs. They also propose a stronger role for general practice, building on its existing… 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 »

 

Dementia does not discriminate Dementia does not discriminate

The report, ‘Dementia does not Discriminate’, produced by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Dementia, looks at the experiences of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities in dealing with the condition. Read more »

 

CANTABMobile CANTABMobile

CANTABMobile is a commercial diagnostic tool available on the iPad for testing memory to help doctors decide if someone’s memory is normal for their age, or if there are real concerns. Read more »