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Dementia: international comparisons

Knapp, Martin and Comas-Herrera, Adelina and 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
Subjects: 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)
Date Deposited: 20 Feb 2008
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2015 09:57
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/3353

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