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Dementia Care Research Programme projects

PenCLAHRC supports a number of projects in the area of dementia. These include:
Project lead Project title Status
Professor David Richards, Amy Backhouse

Dementia Education for Health and Social Care Staff

Complete
Dr Peter Aitken, Dr David Llewelyn

Vitamin D and Cognitive Health: the DCog

Complete
Professor Rod Sheaff Evaluation of the Torbay & South Devon Dementia Learning Community. Live
Dr Craig Newman

NeuroCoRe/ACEmobile

Complete
Dr Sharon Savage, Dr Craig Newman

Reclaiming words in everyday life: App based word retraining for people with Semantic Dementia

Live
Dr Noreen Orr

'My Nature' - Supporting healthcare professionals to improve older people’s sensory experiences of the natural world

Live
Dr Sean Manzi

DECODE: Modelling the impact of a dementia triage system on Exeter memory clinic waiting times (PenCHORD)

Complete
Professor Chris Dickens Mapping Dementia Services in the South West Complete
Professor Rose McCabe

ShareD – Shared Decision Making in Dementia

Live
Ian Sheriff Dementia amongst Gypsy & Travellers Live
Dr Vicki Goodwin, Dr Mark Tarrant Dementia Community of Practice Evaluation (D-CoPE) Complete
Dr Peter Aitken, Dr Iain Lang RESPITE Complete
PPI team PenPIG training on involving patients with dementia. Complete
Ian Sheriff Prime Ministers Dementia Task & Finish Working Group Complete
 
The PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team has conducted a number of systematic reviews in the area of dementia. These include:
Project lead Project title Status
Dr Jo Thompson Coon Impact of Using Outdoor Spaces on the Physical and Mental Well-Being of Those With Dementia Complete
Dr Jo Thompson Coon Antipsychotic prescribing in people with dementia resident in care homes Complete
Dr Jo Thompson Coon, Dr Iain Lang Dissemination and implementation in dementia care (DeIrDRe) Live
Professor Chris Hyde Cochrane test accuracy reviews Live
Dr Jo Thompson Coon Is adherence to a Mediterranean diet associated with cognitive function and dementia? Complete

 

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Searching and Review Clinic

Room 2.17, South Cloisters, St Lukes Campus, University of Exeter

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27

Searching and Review Clinic

Room N14, ITTC Building, Plymouth

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Job opportunity - PenCLAHRC Research Fellow

02 August 2018

The University of Plymouth Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry are looking to recruit a Research Fellow within...
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Professor Ken Stein appointed Director of the NIHR Systematic Reviews Programme

22 July 2018

PenCLAHRC’s Deputy Director, Professor Ken Stein, has been appointed as Programme Director for the NIHR Systematic Reviews (SR)...
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Celebrating positives in the classroom may improve child behaviour and mental health

18 July 2018

Training teachers to focus their attention on positive conduct, and to avoid jumping to correct...
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Research Projects

Improving Continence

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

What is the available evidence for interventions relating to improving continence for children and young...
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UNTEST

Theme: Diagnostics & Stratified Medicine

How can we help GPs make better use of thyroid function tests?
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Research Projects