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Evaluation of the Individual Budgets Pilot Programme: Final Report
Individual budgets (IBs) were piloted as a new way of providing support for older and disabled adults and people with mental health problems eligible for publicly funded social care. TheExpand
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Mistreatment of Older People in the United Kingdom: Findings from the First National Prevalence Study
There have been few national studies of the prevalence of elder mistreatment (abuse and neglect) in private households. This article provides an overview of the UK National Prevalence Study of ElderExpand
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Sooner or later? Issues in the early diagnosis of dementia in general practice: a qualitative study.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to explore the perspectives of primary care practitioners on the early diagnosis of dementia. METHODS A total of 247 GPs, 146 community nurses, 36 practiceExpand
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Evaluating Outcomes in Health and Social Care
In starting this book with three implicit questions, Helen Dickinson confirms that we generally lack clarity and certainty about the meanings of evaluation and outcomes, but that there is nearExpand
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Everyday decision-making in dementia: findings from a longitudinal interview study of people with dementia and family carers
ABSTRACT Background: Exercising choice and control over decisions is central to quality of life. The Mental Capacity Act 2005 (England and Wales) provides a legal framework to safeguard the rights ofExpand
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Primary care and dementia: 1. diagnosis, screening and disclosure
To write a narrative review of the roles of primary care practitioners in caring for people with dementia in the community.
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