Rosalind M. Willis

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OBJECTIVES To generate an internationally applicable framework for the systematic assessment of the quality of life impacts of services and policies for people with dementia and their family carers. DESIGN A qualitative analysis of text. SETTING Open groups at six consecutive Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI) Conferences (1999-2005) lasting(More)
BACKGROUND The large majority of people with dementia receive nothing in the way of specialist assessment and care at any stage of their illness. There is a particular lack of services focussed on early identification and intervention in dementia where there is the possibility of long-term harm reduction for people with dementia and their family carers. We(More)
OBJECTIVES Minority ethnic groups are often assumed to exchange higher levels of informal support than the majority population, despite evidence that controlling for socioeconomic and health inequalities eliminates differences. Using a unique data set from England and Wales, we examined instrumental support across ethnic groups in mid and later life. (More)
This paper describes a system dynamics model for social care, developed in collaboration with a local authority in England, as part of the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council Care Life Cycle project based at the University of Southampton. The model was populated with data from a wide range of sources, local and national. We present some(More)
aim of the study is to explore the reasons why people from Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) groups have reported lower levels of satisfaction with social care services when compared to the White majority population. We are now one year into this two-year project. The likelihood of needing some kind of help with activities of daily living increases with age(More)
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