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Exploring the evidence base for how people with dementia and their informal carers manage their medication in the community : a mixed studies review (2017)
Journal Article
Hilton, A., Aston, L., Maidment, I., Moutela, T., & Shaw, R. (2017). Exploring the evidence base for how people with dementia and their informal carers manage their medication in the community : a mixed studies review. BMC Geriatrics, 17(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s12877-017-0638-6

Background: Little is known about the general medicines management issues for people with dementia living in the community. This review has three aims: firstly to explore and evaluate the international literature on how people with dementia manage me... Read More

Challenge Demcare: management of challenging behaviour in dementia at home and in care homes – development, evaluation and implementation of an online individualised intervention for care homes; and a cohort study of specialist community mental health car (2017)
Journal Article
Moniz-Cook, E., Hart, C., Woods, B., Whitaker, C., James, I., Russell, I., …Manthorpe, J. (2017). Challenge Demcare: management of challenging behaviour in dementia at home and in care homes – development, evaluation and implementation of an online individualised intervention for care homes; and a cohort study of specialist community mental health care for families. Programme Grants for Applied Research, 5(15), 1-290. doi:10.3310/pgfar05150

Background Dementia with challenging behaviour (CB) causes significant distress for caregivers and the person with dementia. It is associated with breakdown of care at home and disruption in care homes. Challenge Demcare aimed to assist care home... Read More

A qualitative study exploring medication management in people with dementia living in the community and the potential role of the community pharmacist (2017)
Journal Article
Maidment, I. D., Aston, L., Moutela, T., Fox, C. G., & Hilton, A. (2017). A qualitative study exploring medication management in people with dementia living in the community and the potential role of the community pharmacist. Health Expectations, 20(5), 929-942. doi:10.1111/hex.12534

Background The prevalence of dementia is increasing rapidly. People with dementia may be prescribed complex medication regimens, which may be challenging for them and any carers involved to safely manage. Objective To describe and understand the key... Read More