Theme 2: Ageing and Dementia

    Projects

  • Improving the assessment of older people in hospital by implementing the measurement of grip strength into routine ward care.

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  • Comprehensive geriatric assessment in primary care: The Fit for Later Life Project

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  • Implementation of trained mealtime volunteers to help older hospital patients in a range of ward areas

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  • Improving the diagnosis of dementia in people of working age to identify ways of improving pathway design, and integrating care in acute and community healthcare settings

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  • Implementation of care guidelines, educational tools and management of cognitive impairment and dementia in acute and community healthcare setting - Huntington's disease

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  • The Southampton Mobility Volunteer programme to increase physical activity levels of older inpatients: a feasibility study

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  • Neuro LTC: Assessing baseline factors and critical events that influence care requirements in long term neurological conditions

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  • Measuring the impact of Dementia in younger age groups (YODA) study.

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  • Brain Imaging in Dementia Study (BRAIID)

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  • Dementia care home diagnosis

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  • Dementia Diagnosis Rate Modelling

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How can I get involved?

Patient and public involvement is vital to the success of the CLAHRC. We would be pleased to hear from you if you are interested in becoming involved in our research and implementation.

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Meet the Team

Dr Christopher Kipps

Clinical Director for the Strategic Clinical Network at NHS England (Wessex) for Mental Health, Dementia and Neurological Conditions

Dr Christopher Kipps is a Consultant Neurologist with subspecialty interest in behavioural neurology and cognitive disorders. He has...

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Meet the Team

Dr Helen Roberts

Associate Professor in Geriatric Medicine - Theme 2 Lead

Dr Roberts was appointed as Associate Professor in geriatric medicine in 2002. She graduated from the University of Birmingham and s...

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