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Unplanned hospital admissions for people with dementia higher in the last year of life

New research from King’s College London found that people living with dementia experience higher levels of unplanned hospitals admissions towards the end of life after receiving their dementia diagnosis. The study found that 40% of all unplanned hospital admissions after a diagnosis of dementia took place in the last year of life.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 18 May 2022

Malnutrition predicts faster functional loss in dementia patients

New research led by King’s College London and  Stavanger University Hospital. highlights the importance of assessing malnutrition in people with dementia, in order to help slow loss of independence or functional decline.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 16 Feb 2021

COVID-19 lockdown loneliness linked to more depressive symptoms in older adults

Loneliness in adults aged 50 and over during the COVID-19 lockdown was linked to worsening depressive and other mental health symptoms, according to a large-scale online study.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 22 Jan 2021

Interview with Miguel Vasconcelos Da Silva

For this interview we spoke to Miguel Vasconcelos Da Silva who is a Registered Nurse, and Dementia and Related Disorders and Dementia Theme Manager in the Department of Old Age Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Jan 2021

Experts call for new consensus on Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI)

Published on 17 November 2020, the Mild cognitive impairment: the Manchester consensus brings together expert views on how MCI should be recognised, diagnosed, and treated.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 23 Nov 2020