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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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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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Communicating the findings of long-term care research

13 Sep 2023

Interactive maps and cartograms with R and Javascript, article by Sam Rickman

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Catalogue of UK social care data

05 Jun 2023

Find relevant social care data Social care datasets are gathered in one site to be accessible to social care experts and non-experts alike. Search and filter functions help you find datasets which have collected data on topics you are interested in. The Catalogue of Social Care Data collects and collates information about social care data […]

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