Inequalities in accessing dementia care and support during COVID-19

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Catherine Talbot reviews a recent qualitative study on accessing post-diagnostic dementia care before and since COVID-19, which highlights the need to reduce inequalities in dementia care.

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The Care Ecosystem: telephone support to help people with dementia and their carers

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A UCL MSc group of students review a US randomised controlled trial of the ‘Care Ecosystem’; collaborative care for dementia delivered by telephone and internet, which suggests improvements in quality of life and caregiver well-being, and reductions in health service use.

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Dementia care during COVID-19: difficult choices for unpaid carers

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In her debut blog, Catherine Talbot reviews a recent qualitative study, which explores the decision-making process for receiving paid home care for people with dementia during COVID-19.

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Voices of people living with dementia and their carers on the closure of support services during COVID-19

Voices of people with dementia and their carers on the closure of support services during COVID-19

Caroline Green discusses a qualitative study which considers the effects of COVID-19 on social support services for people with dementia.

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Dementia care: what increases caregiver burden?

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Eleana Frisira writes her debut blog on a recent 3-year longitudinal study exploring the burden that falls on caregivers of people with various types of dementia.

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