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Rempods improve dementia care and patient experience

Source: The Academy of Fabulous Stuff

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Date of publication: December 2016

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: Rempods are pop up reminiscence rooms which were utilised across four elderly care wards at Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. 30 more words

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Hearing impairment and risk of Alzheimer's disease: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

Source: Neurological Sciences

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Date of publication: November 2016

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: This meta-analysis found that age-related hearing impairment significantly increases the risk of cognitive impairment, although not of Alzheimer’s disease.

Length of publication: 7 pages.

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Local health and care planning: menu of preventative interventions

Source: Gov.uk

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Date of publication: November 2016

Publication type: Guidance

In a nutshell: “Public Health England (PHE) has worked with partners to identify preventative actions that can improve people’s health, support quality improvement and potentially save the NHS and the wider system money. 58 more words

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Dementia rates show signs of falling

Source: BBC News

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Date of publication: November 2016

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: “There is growing evidence that the dementia crisis may not be as bad as first feared, say researchers.” Refers specifically to a journal article in JAMA Internal Medicine that showed that the proportion of people over 65 with dementia in the US fell from 11.6% in 2000 to 8.8% in 2012. 21 more words

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Improving care for people with dementia: development and initial feasibility study for evaluation of life story work in dementia care

Source: Health Services and Delivery Research

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Date of publication: August 2016

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: A mixed-methods feasibility study showing that good practices in life story work (LSW) affected positive changes in staff attitudes towards dementia and, for some people with dementia, improvements in QoL. 89 more words

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Dementia Research - A Roadmap for the Next Decade.

Source: JAMA Neurology

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Date of publication: December 2016

Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: Abstract: “The last decade has seen extraordinary advances in our understanding of dementia. 114 more words

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