Annabel Price: anonymised clinical data to examine temporal trends in dementia diagnosis

Annabel Price is a CLARHC Fellow 2014 and Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist at Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Foundation Trust (CPFT). She is based in the Liaison Psychiatry for Older People (LPOP) team at Addenbrooke’s Hospital. Project: DiAgNostic pracTice in dEmentia (DANTE): Use of routine anonymised NHS secondary care records to examine presentation, […]

Louise Lafortune: midlife approaches to prevent or delay the onset of disability, dementia and frailty in later life

Louise Lafortune is Senior Research Associate in the Dementia, Fraily and End of Life Care Research theme. Research team: Louise Lafortune, Sarah Kelly, Steven Martin, Isla Kuhn, Andy Cowan, Carol Brayne Background Despite a wealth of evidence on the association between low physical activity, smoking, alcohol consumption, diet, and ill […]

Chiara Lombardo on the importance of conducting evaluations

One of the important messages I took from the 2014 HSRN conference was the challenge on the research community to conduct rigorous evaluations in order to identify and promote best practice. In her Plenary talk ‘Integrating Care, what works’, Jennifer Dixon, from Health Foundation, stressed the importance of evaluating initiatives and on how […]

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ACE Study

Project title: Understanding Hospital Admissions Close to the End of Life (ACE) Study Type of research: Applied research Background & Scientific Rationale: Where patients die, and whether that place is their choice, reflects how we view and care for people at the end of life. National and local NHS policy […]

Research into Older people with Dementia and their carers use of Emergency ambulance Services (RODES).

Project title: Research into Older people with Dementia and their carers use of Emergency ambulance Services (RODES). Type of research: Complex evaluation: development grant to progressively refine the design before embarking on a full scale intervention design and evaluation. Background & strength of scientific evidence: Care for older people with […]