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Posted: May 29, 2014

Better outcomes for people affected by dementia

Julie Christie

East Dunbartonshire is an area in Scotland where citizens generally enjoy a very good quality of life, with relatively low levels of unemployment and material deprivation. One of the most significant social challenges facing East Dunbartonshire, however, is its ageing population. Julie Christie wrote The East Dunbartonshire Advisory Clinic Model: Better outcomes for people affected… Read more »

Posted: May 29, 2014

Co-production with People Affected by Dementia

Julie Christie

The idea is simple—giving people living with dementia a stronger PRESENCE in local communities and public services and enabling them to make a contribution to other people’s lives. It therefore means moving from needs assessments to capability assessments. This implies a new type of collaboration between people living with dementia and public services, based on… Read more »

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Posted: May 29, 2014

The cost effectiveness of assistive technology in supporting people with dementia

Corinne Greasley-Adams
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Despite much emphasis on the potential of assistive technologies of many varieties to deliver cost effective ways of supporting people with dementia, and clear indications of this potential, rigorous cost-effectiveness studies of these technologies for this group remain largely absent. The review includes consideration of the indicative evidence. Bowes A, Dawson A and Greasley-Adams C… Read more »

Posted: May 29, 2014

The National Evaluation of Peer Support Networks and Dementia Advisers

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The findings of the Healthbridge evaluation report into peer support networks and dementia advisers. Clarke C, Keyes S, Wilkinson H and Alexjuk J (2013). The National Evaluation of Peer Support Networks and Dementia Advisers in implementation of the National Dementia Strategy for England, a Department of Health Policy Research Programme Project.

Posted: May 29, 2014

Information in dementia care

EvaJoanna Alexjuk

Providing information is a core focus of policy and practice in dementia care. Information is a vehicle through which people can be enabled or disabled, so it is essential that we ensure that information is available in a way that is accessible and relevant for people with dementia and that it enables personal aspiration and… Read more »

Posted: May 28, 2014

Dementia-friendly communities in rural northern Ontario

Elaine Wiersma

Dementia-friendly communities, as communities that enable people with dementia to remain involved and active and have control over their lives for as long as possible, centrally involve social support and social networks for people living with dementia. The purpose of this research was to explore and understand the context of dementia in rural northern communities… Read more »

Posted: May 28, 2014

Visit to India to learn about early dementia and caregiver stress

Ann Pascoe

After hearing Dr Amit Dias speak at the Alzheimer’s Disease International Conference in Toronto, Ann applied for a Churchill travel grant to visit him in India to research his work on grass roots lay programmes to detect early symptoms of dementia and carer stress, but more importantly how to red flag these and do something… Read more »

Posted: May 28, 2014

The Right to Live with Dignity

Ann Pascoe

A speech at the NHS Highland Annual Event at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness on September 5th 2012, highlighting the need to make Scotland’s Dementia Strategy work for families in rural areas.