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New HQIP National Dementia Audit Published

Jul 13, 2017 by Adam Smith

National Dementia Audit: Important improvements in dementia care, but more support needed report finds

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Consultation: draft national standards for public involvement in research

Jul 12, 2017 by Adam Smith

During 2016/17, Health and Care Research Wales, the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the Chief Scientist Office in Scotland and the Public Health Agency in Northern Ireland have been working with public contributors as the ‘Public Involvement Standards Development Partnership’. 

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NIHR publishes the outcomes of its themed review of Care Home research

Jul 06, 2017 by

Advancing Care provides an overview of recent NIHR research on improving the health and care of care home residents. It highlights current research taking place now and explores new approaches being developed in this important area.

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Can magnesium help depression – or is it just a placebo?

Jul 04, 2017 by NHS Choices

"Over-the-counter magnesium tablets significantly improve depression in just two weeks, new research reveals," the Mail Online reports. A small study found that people taking the supplements – on top of their existing treatment – reported an improvement in depression symptoms.

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MARQUE Study publications

Jun 23, 2017 by Adam Smith

Managing Agitation and Raising QUality of lifE in dementia (MARQUE) is a research study led by Professor Gill Livingston at University College London, with support from colleagues from across the UK, the study aims to increase knowledge about dementia, agitation and personhood.

There are several streams to the MARQUE project, which you can find out about by clicking here.

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New Survey to understand provision of talking therapies in Care Homes

Jun 13, 2017 by Adam Smith, ENRICH Programme Lead

New survey being conducted by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) hope to find out whether talking therapies are available in UK care homes and how the mental health needs of care homes residents are being identified.

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