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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

Jun
29

Searching and Review Clinic

The University of Exeter, St Luke's campus, South Cloisters (Room 2.35)

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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Jul
13

Searching and Review Clinic

ITTC Building, Plymouth Science Park (Room N14)

These clinics have been set up to help the PenCLAHRC Evidence Synthesis Team to manage and respond...
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News

Prisoner mental health collaboration receives extension and funding boost

23 June 2017

A national collaboration supported by PenCLAHRC, investigating ways to support prisoners with mental health problems both...
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Starting school young can put child wellbeing at risk

22 June 2017

New research, supported by PenCLAHRC, has shown that the youngest pupils in each school year...
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Carers speak about helping to shape research and education

16 June 2017

Carers have spoken about the value of sharing their experiences with students and researchers at...
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News

Research Projects

Public involvement in suicide prevention

Theme: Mental Health & Dementia

A research programme examining a public health intervention designed to help members of the public...
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PenCHORD: Modelling the optimal size of Derriford Ambulatory Care Unit (ACU)

Theme: Evidence for Policy and Practice

Providing modelling evidence of the optimal size for an expanded Ambulatory Care Unit (ACU) at...
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Research Projects