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Barriers and facilitators to implementing Dementia Care Mapping™

Feb 12, 2019 by Lakshini Mendis

The EPIC trial is a large multi-centre trial led by Professor Claire Surr at Leeds Beckett University that aimed to gain definitive evidence about the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of Dementia Care Mapping™ (DCM™) in reducing distressing behaviours such as agitation in care home residents. New results from the study outlines the barriers and facilitators to implementing DCM™ in care homes. These results are now available and free to access online.

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Understanding, Beliefs and Treatment of Dementia in Pakistan: Dissemination Event

Feb 04, 2019 by Lakshini Mendis

Would you like to learn what people in Pakistan think about dementia, and its potential implications of these findings both here and abroad?

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Applications now open for NHS Leadership Academy Ready Now programme – BAME Leaders

Jan 28, 2019 by Lakshini Mendis

Ready Now is an innovative and inspirational positive action programme from the NHS Leadership Academy. The year-long programme takes senior leaders from BAME (black, Asian or minority ethnic) backgrounds on a transformational learning journey, helping them to realise their potential and take that next step up to a more senior role, to the boardroom and beyond.

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Webinar: A guide to leading effective engagement within your networks

Jan 23, 2019 by Lakshini Mendis

Register NOW for this webinar on leading effective engagement within your networks, which is taking place Monday, 28th January from 3-4pm

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Public reviewing with the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)

Jan 18, 2019 by Lakshini Mendis

Now available – An interactive course for new and experienced reviewers of health and social care research, which has been produced by a team of public reviewers and patient and public involvement professionals with the NIHR.

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Antidepressants do not help treat depression in people living with dementia

Jan 16, 2019 by Lakshini Mendis

Antidepressants do not reduce symptoms of depression in people with dementia compared with placebo according to a recently published Cochrane review. Participants were aged 75 years on average, with mild or moderate dementia. The quality of the included trials was mixed, with not enough information reported to fully assess the risk of bias, though the main result is reliable.

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