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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

 

Upcoming Events

Feb
27

'Creating Engaging Oral Communications'

Exeter South Cloisters 3.06, Plymouth JBB MR8, Truro KSpa F1.

This seminar aims to explore how to create engaging oral presentations. Jointly delivered by Michelle Ryan from the...
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Mar
06

PPI Advice Clinic

The University of Exeter, St Luke's campus, South Cloisters

Patient and Public Involvement Clinic What? These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC PPI Team manage and respond...
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Partner In Focus - South West Academic Health Science Network

17 January 2018

As a partnership of NHS Trusts across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset, plus the Universities of...
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Members of PenCHORD team makes switch to Open Source working

15 December 2017

Members of PenCLAHRC's operational research team, PenCHORD, have been working towards transferring their work to Free Open Source Software (FOSS). Dr...
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Using Implementation Science to drive health care change: The ASPIC project

14 December 2017

Understanding how to put effective health care into practice is an important part of the...
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Research Projects

What are the effects of 'robopets' on the health and wellbeing of residents in care homes? A systematic review of qualitative and quantitative evidence

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

A systematic review that aims to create a state-of-knowledge synthesis on the impact of robopet-human...
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Supporting older people to manage their medicines: a scoping review of medicine self-management tools

Theme: Person-Centred Care

A scoping review that aims to identify what tools or resources are available for older...
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Research Projects