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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OK To Ask Campaign

The NIHR is marking International Clinical Trials Day (ICTD) on 20 May for the third year running. The ‘Ok to ask’ campaign calls on patients and carers to ask their doctor about NHS research they can take part in. This year the campaign includes: a set of promotional materials including leaflets, badges, […]

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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 […]

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 […]