Dementia

Big4 Medical Journals

Some Books in the library

  1. ABC of dementia
  2. Dementia care at a glance
  3. Dementia care in nursing
  4. Essentials of dementia everything you really need to know for working in dementia care
  5. Person-centred dementia care: making services better with the VIPS framework
  6. Management of dementia

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Latest News about Dementia

This report summarises the responses, from stakeholders who were consulted on the progress of the actions set out in the implementation plan, and sets out revised actions for 2018 to 2020.
Expert commentary is provided for a review of 10 RCTs (n=1,592) which found little difference in depression scores between placebo and antidepressants after 6-13 weeks treatment. This review will discourage prescribers from using antidepressants to treat depression in dementia.
The Housing LIN was commissioned by The Guinness Partnership to undertake an independent evaluation of the progress made in becoming a more dementia-friendly organisation. Guinness implemented a two year project in 2015 to take forward developments, initially in two pilot areas of Havant and Manchester with a view to rolling out successful approaches more broadly
This has been developed to support leaders and managers working across health and social care to implement the learning outcomes of the Dementia Training Standards Framework, which ensures staff have the right knowledge and skills to deliver high quality, person-centred care.
Researchers examined the health systems of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom to determine whether they have the capacity to rapidly move a disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease from approval into widespread clinical use.
This is one of a suite of mental health care pathways developed on behalf of NHS England to support the delivery of the ambitions of the Mental Health Forward View. The guidance outlines the associated benchmarks to support improvements in the delivery and quality of care and support, for people living with dementia and their families and carers.
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing dementia (including Alzheimer's disease). It aims to improve care by making recommendations on training staff and helping carers to support people living with dementia.
This document is for anyone diagnosed with dementia and the people who care for them. It has details about what support they should get. It includes information about: what is in a care plan how health care and social care services can help support available to family and friends who are carers how to take part in research Information to help local health and social care commissioners put the right support in place is on the 2 External 0 0 0 Social Care Institute for Excellence website false https://www.scie.org.uk/dementia/after-diagnosis/support/commissioners.asp true false%>.
An investigation by the Alzheimer's Society has discovered that each year tens of thousands of people with dementia are being admitted to hospital via accident and emergency because inadequate social care is leaving them unprotected from falls and infections. This report urges the government to improve access to integrated care and support, provide quality training for health and care staff and cover additional care charges for people with dementia
The guide is designed to help all types of rural communities increase awareness of dementia and become more dementia-friendly.

Useful Links

Alzheimer’s Society

Dementia from BMJ

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) Dementia Gateway

Gov.Uk : Dementia

Fab NHS Stuff – dementia

National Elf Service – The Mental Elf , Dementia

Dementia Evidence Toolkit

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