A study to identify and validate prognostic indicators in advanced dementia

Lead Research Organisation: University College London
Department Name: Unlisted


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Collins N (2010) Detection of delirium in the acute hospital. in Age and ageing

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Sampson EL (2009) Dementia in the acute hospital: prospective cohort study of prevalence and mortality. in The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science

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Sampson EL (2009) Enteral tube feeding for older people with advanced dementia. in The Cochrane database of systematic reviews

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Sampson EL (2013) Survival of people with dementia after unplanned acute hospital admission: a prospective cohort study. in International journal of geriatric psychiatry

Description Alzheimer's Society Report
Geographic Reach Asia 
Policy Influence Type Citation in other policy documents
Impact Epidemiology used to underpin Report by Alzheimer's Society into qualoity of care of people with dementia on medical wards
Description British Geriatrics Society
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guidance committee
Impact Development of UK Pain Management Guidelines for Older People
Description NCPC
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Membership of a guidance committee
Impact Promotion of palliative care for people with dementia
Description Alzheimer's Society
Amount £122,000 (GBP)
Funding ID 131 
Organisation Alzheimer’s Society 
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 01/2011 
End 06/2012
Description BUPA Foundation Research Grant
Amount £215,000 (GBP)
Organisation BUPA 
Department BUPA Foundation
Sector Charity/Non Profit
Country United Kingdom
Start 03/2008 
End 03/2010
Description National Council for Palliative Care Dementia Project 
Organisation National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC)
Country United Kingdom 
Sector Charity/Non Profit 
PI Contribution Provided with epidemiological data from the MRC project which underpinned their National Policy Document
Collaborator Contribution Dissemination of Research Findings
Impact National Policy Report
Start Year 2008
Title Complex Intervention for Palliative Care in Dementia 
Description Complex Health Intervention 
Type Management of Diseases and Conditions
Current Stage Of Development Early clinical assessment
Year Development Stage Completed 2009
Development Status Actively seeking support
Impact Publication of study protocol and developemnt of intervention 
Description National Council for Palliative Care Report 
Form Of Engagement Activity A magazine, newsletter or online publication
Part Of Official Scheme? Yes
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Health professionals
Results and Impact Advisory using data from MRC funded project

National Report
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014