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BACKGROUND Case management may be a feasible solution to the problem of service fragmentation for people with dementia. AIM To adapt a US model of primary care-based case management for people with dementia and test it in general practice. DESIGN AND SETTING Mixed-methodology case studies of case management implementation in four general practices: one(More)
BACKGROUND Community-based support will become increasingly important for people with dementia, but currently services are fragmented and the quality of care is variable. Case management is a popular approach to care co-ordination, but evidence to date on its effectiveness in dementia has been equivocal. Case management interventions need to be designed to(More)
BACKGROUND People with dementia and their families need support in different forms, but currently services are often fragmented with variable quality of care. Case management offers a way of co-ordinating services along the care pathway and therefore could provide individualised support; however, evidence of the effectiveness of case management for dementia(More)
OBJECTIVES People from Minority Ethnic groups tend to present late to dementia services, often in crisis. Culture-specific barriers to help-seeking seem to underlie this. We sought to determine these barriers to timely help-seeking for dementia among people from South Asian backgrounds and what the features of an intervention to overcome them would be. (More)
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