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Optimising acute care for people with dementia: a mixed-methods study

Project title: Optimising acute care for people with dementia: a mixed-methods study

Call to action: 14/154 14/154 New research on organisation of dementia services

Research type: Primary Research

Chief investigator: Professor Mike CrawfordORCID

Lead Author: Dr Rahil SanatiniaORCID

Contractor: Imperial College London

Cost: £356,928.00

Co-investigators: Dr Alan Quirk, Dr Daphne Wallace, Dr Fabiana Gordon, Ms Chloe Hood, Professor Alistair Burns, Professor Kate Seers, Professor Peter Crome, Professor Sophie Staniszewska.

Started: July 2016 | Status: Published May 2020

This study identified factors to achieve shorter hospital stay and higher care quality including early discharge planning, appropriately trained staff, and communication between staff and family carers, all supported by senior managers.

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