Research recommendation(s) from an individual piece of guidance
|Guidance||Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers|
|Date issued||June 2018|
Research recommendations coming out of this guidance
Case management:- What is the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of high-intensity case management compared with usual care on quality of life (for the person living with dementia and for their carers) and the timing of entry to long-term care?
Staff training:- What is the cost effectiveness of using a dementia-specific addition to the Care Certificate for community staff, including dementia-specific elements on managing anxiety, communication, nutritional status and personal care?
Anticholinergic burden:- Does actively reducing anticholinergic burden in people living with dementia improve cognitive outcomes compared with usual care?
Managing delirium superimposed on dementia:- What are the most clinically and cost-effective non-pharmacological interventions for helping the long-term recovery of people with delirium superimposed on dementia?
Care and support planning:- What are the most effective methods of care planning for people who do not have regular contact with an informal carer?