In this blog post, Emma Randle, who is the Clinical Studies Officer (CSO) at The National Centre for Mental Health, The Barberry, Birmingham, reflects on the MEDREV study, which was led by Dr Ian Maidment, a Senior Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacy at Aston University. The study tested the feasibility of staff training (for care home staff and GPs) and medication review (by specialist pharmacists) to limit inappropriate prescribing of psychotropics for Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) in people with dementia in care homes.
Written by Emma Randle, Clinical Studies Officer (CSO) at The National Centre for Mental Health, The Barberry, Birmingham on Monday June 4, 2018
My Research Project -
Anna completed her undergraduate speech and language therapy degree at UCL, in 2002, before embarking on a career working in neurological conditions, such as dementia. In this blog post, she outlines how patient and public involvement has strengthened her PhD project.
Written by Anna Volkmer, Speech and Language Therapist/NIHR Doctoral Research Fellow, University College London on Tuesday May 22, 2018
Setting up a study -
research, dementia, phd, ucl
A new three year study by Professor Claire Goodman at University of Hertfordshire identifies how the NHS and care homes can work better together to deliver high quality, cost-effective healthcare to the half million people in residential care.
Care UK has selected the Association for Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester as its new partner to help it invest further in its provision of care for people living with dementia.
National Dementia Audit: Important improvements in dementia care, but more support needed report finds
Written by Adam Smith on Thursday July 13, 2017
In the news -
dementia, audit, hqip, care