CLAHRC Research Features in Independent Review of NIHR Research on End of Life Care Services

CLAHRC Research Features in Independent Review of NIHR Research on End of Life Care Services An independent themed review  “Better Endings Right care, right place, right time” features a number of CLAHRC research projects as examples of evidence to support those delivering, planning or using end of life services. CLAHRC East of England Theme […]

A blog by Sue Jones, PhD student on the NIHR research capacity in dementia care pilot programme (RCDCP)

Sue Jones, PhD student on the NIHR research capacity in dementia care pilot programme (RCDCP): The psycho-social needs of carers   This time last year I hadn’t considered doing a PhD, I was enjoying my clinical work as an Admiral Nurse and only found the CLAHRC PhD opportunity when idly scrolling […]

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NICE guideline on Disability, dementia and frailty in later life

NICE have published their guideline on “Disability, dementia and frailty in later life – mid-life approaches to prevention”. This guideline covers mid-life approaches to delay or prevent the onset of dementia, disability and frailty in later life, and aims to increase the amount of time that people can be independent, healthy […]

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Potential for primary prevention of Alzheimer’s

CLAHRC research into preventive potential of modifiable risk factors for dementia This research estimated the population-attributable risk of Alheimer’s worldwide for seven potentially modifiable risk factors that have consistent evidence of an association with the disease (diabetes, midlife hypertension, midlife obesity, physical inactivity, depression, smoking and low educational attainment). After […]

A systematic review of screening for dementia

CLAHRC East of England study of population screening for dementia Our findings suggest that screening for dementia raises complex issues around preference and choice for clinicians and the public; it is unclear what specific factors promote or reduce screening acceptance the most. Evidence suggests that population screening for dementia may not be acceptable […]

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Dementia priority setting partnership with the James Lind Alliance

This CLAHRC project was a major piece of work to inform the national/international dementia research agenda and was done as part of a collaboration with the Dementia Priority Setting Partnership. Publications: Download the CLAHRC bite of this piece of work. Kelly S et al. Dementia priority setting partnership with the James Lind Alliance: using […]

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