NEW REPORT Programa Maior Cuidado: An Integrated Community-Based Intervention on Care for Older People

21 Feb 2024

This report describes an innovative  integrated community-based care intervention for people living in deprived neighbourhoods in the city of Belo Horizonte, Brazil. The Programa Maior Cuidado has been running since 2011, providing people with up to 20 hours of support per week from professional family care workers. It has been jointly run by the municipal […]

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Recommended reading: Effects of a financial incentive scheme for dementia care on medical and long-term care expenditures. A propensity score–matched analysis using data from Japan

30 Oct 2023

  Javiera Cartagena-Farias Care Policy  and Evaluation Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science People with dementia admitted to hospital are more likely to experience negative outcomes compared to patients not living with this condition – further functional decline, longer lengths of stay (LoS), higher readmission rates, and higher mortality rates. Thus, in April […]

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Listening and learning: a qualitative study of Scottish care home staff experiences of managing COVID-19 between March 2020-August 2022

12 Oct 2023

Jenni Burton Academic Geriatric Medicine, University of Glasgow This research was planned and conducted to address a gap in the Scottish evidence around understanding events in care homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. It sought to engage with those with lived experience managing outbreaks to hear their stories and learn from their experiences. Having been involved […]

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Recommended reading: using Difference in Differences to evaluate vertical health and social care integration in Scotland

11 Oct 2023

Javiera Cartagena-Farias Care Policy  and Evaluation Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science The integration between health and social care services is at the core of current policies in many developed countries. It is believed that closer integration of the services provided by healthcare and social care organisations is vital for improving system efficiency […]

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