The report reviews dietary factors across the life course that might increase or decrease the risk of onset of dementia in later life. It also details what actions could be taken to improve the nutrition of people with dementia.
The report shows what can be done at a local level to improve quality and reduce costs with a relatively small amount of money and within a short timescale. It demonstrates the effectiveness of clinically-led improvement projects to improve services. Local clinical leaders were able to identify known quality issues and get their peers on board using local data to demonstrate the problem, with a solution appropriate to their context.
This report from the OECD highlights the impact that mental health problems and sickness absence has on businesses in the UK, and makes recommendations on how to support people with mental health problems during employment, whilst on sick leave and out of work.
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This report provides an overview of the 6 years that the IMCA service has been active. There has been a year on year increase in instructions to the IMCA service (when there were 5266 cases).The numbers have more than doubled in the six years.
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The first annual report summarises the developments on the national suicide prevention strategy for England. It identifies key research studies and their findings, and is accompanied by a report of statistical information on suicides. It sets out key actions that local areas can take and highlights the importance of responsive and high quality care for people who self-harm.
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Cochrane Review identifies very limited evidence on interventions for preventing delirium in older people in long term care. It finds that there is moderate-quality evidence that a computerised medication search programme and pharmacist review may reduce the incidence of delirium in older people in LTC.