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Specialist services in early diagnosis and support for older people with dementia in England: Staff roles and service mix
OBJECTIVES: This study investigated staff roles and tasks in Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT) and memory clinics, which are provided within a framework determined by local Clinical Commissioning Groups. METHODS: A ...
Patients' and carers' experiences of UK memory services
OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study is to test the validity of an accreditation programme for memory services in the UK by investigating whether different levels of accreditation status (excellent compared with accredited) ...
The biopsychosocial (BPS) model of dementia as a tool for clinical practice. A pilot study
BACKGROUND: Equipping staff with the skills to provide high quality care in dementia is essential. The Biopsychosocial (BPS) model of dementia (Spector and Orrell, 2010) is a practical tool designed to encourage staff to ...
A scoping review of crisis teams managing dementia in older people
BACKGROUNDResearch on crisis teams for older adults with dementia is limited. This scoping review aimed to 1) conduct a systematic literature review reporting on the effectiveness of crisis interventions for older people ...
Impact of untimely access to formal care on costs and quality of life in community dwelling people with dementia
BACKGROUNDAccess to formal care is not always timely and a better understanding on the impact of untimely access is needed.OBJECTIVETo examine, from a societal perspective, the impact of untimely access to formal care in ...
Self-management and social participation in community-dwelling people with mild dementia: A review of measuring instruments
Background:In order to evaluate interventions promoting social health in people with dementia it is essential to have reliable and valid measures. The present review aims to provide an overview of available instruments for ...