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Dementia: international comparisons

Knapp, Martin, Comas-Herrera, Adelina, Somani, Ami and Banerjee, Sube (2007) Dementia: international comparisons. 2418. Personal Social Services Research Unit, London, UK.

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Abstract

Taking England as the reference, and looking at a number of other high-income countries, comparisons have been made in relation to: demography; attitudes towards dementia; approaches to diagnosis of dementia; funding arrangements and availability; range and balance of services (including long-term care and nursing home provision), interventions and therapies; role of informal care givers; role of voluntary sector and government services; programmes/services in place especially for older people.

Item Type: Monograph (Discussion Paper)
Official URL: http://www.pssru.ac.uk/
Additional Information: © 2007 Personal Social Services Research Unit
Library of Congress subject classification: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Sets: Departments > Social Policy
Research centres and groups > Personal Social Services Research Unit (PSSRU)
Research centres and groups > BIOS (Centre for the Study of Bioscience, Biomedicine, Biotechnology and Society)
Rights: http://www.lse.ac.uk/library/usingTheLibrary/academicSupport/OA/depositYourResearch.aspx
Identification Number: 2418
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2008
URL: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/3353/

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