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Dementia references

Further information on dementia in Suffolk - part of When we get ill - State of Suffolk 2021

Further information

There are several charities whose focus is on dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, including Dementia UK, Alzheimer’s Research UK and Alzheimer’s Society. The organisations all provide information about dementia and support to sufferers. Alzheimer’s Research UK is a good source of quantitative data about dementia.

Dementia Action Alliance are an alliance for organisations across England to connect, share best practice and take action on dementia. The alliance’s aim is to bring together leading organisations across England committed to transforming health and social care outcomes for people affected by dementia.

Dementia Connect Suffolk is the Alzheimer's Society's personalised support and advice service for anyone affected by dementia. It is available to anyone living in Suffolk, including Waveney.

References and further reading

Alzheimer’s Society. (2009). Counting the cost Caring for people with dementia on hospital wards.

Alzheimer’s Society. (2014). Dementia UK: update.

Alzheimer’s Society, & Evans, S. (2020). Worst hit: dementia during coronavirus.

Baker, C., Jarrett, T., & Powell, T. (2021). Dementia: policy, services and statistics overview.

Dementia UK. (n.d.). The Carer’s Assessment.

Department of Health. (2015). Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia 2020.

Department of Health & Social Care. (2014). Care Act factsheets.

GOV.UK. (2018). What qualification levels mean: England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

Headway. (2018). Acquired brain injury statistics (2016-17).

Health and Wellbeing Board. (2021, March 11). Meeting Documents - 11 March 2021.

House of Commons Library. (2021). Informal carers research briefing (07756).

Institute of Public Care. (n.d.). POPPI - Projecting Older People Population Information.

Kulakiewicz, A., Baker, C., Foster, D., & Parkin, E. (2021). Dementia Action Week Research Briefing.

Kulakiewicz, A., Baker, C., Foster, D., Parkin, E., Loft, P., & Powell, T. (2020). The effect of the covid-19 outbreak on people affected by dementia.

Livingston, G., et al. (2020). Dementia prevention, intervention, and care: 2020 report of the Lancet Commission. In The Lancet (Vol. 396, Issue 10248, pp. 413–446).

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. (2015). Dementia, disability and frailty in later life – mid-life approaches to delay or prevent onset.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. (2018). Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. (n.d.). Hospital care: dementia.

NHS digital. (2020). Dementia diagnosis rate and prescription of antipsychotic medication to people with dementia.

NHS Digital. (2021). Recorded Dementia Diagnoses.

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NHS England. (n.d.). Dementia Assessment and Referral Statistics.

NHS England. (2020, June 25). About dementia - NHS.

Nomis - Official Labour Market Statistics. (n.d.). Labour Market Profile (2021).

Nomis, & Office for National Statistics. (2020, March 24). Population projections - local authority based by single year of age.

Office for National Statistics. (2018, December 5). Measuring loneliness: guidance for use of the national indicators on surveys.

Office for National Statistics. (2020, July 1). Deaths registered in England and Wales.

Office for National Statistics. (2020, July 17). Deaths involving COVID-19, England and Wales.

Office for National Statistics. (2020, September 2). Analysis of death registrations not involving coronavirus (COVID-19), England and Wales, 28 December 2019 to 10 July 2020.

Office for National Statistics. (2020, December 2). Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease deaths including comorbidities, England and Wales.

Office for National Statistics. (2021). Mapping loneliness during the coronavirus pandemic.

Office for National Statistics. (2021). Mortality statistics - underlying cause, sex and age.

Office for National Statistics. (2021, May 11). Deaths involving COVID-19 in the care sector, England and Wales: deaths registered between week ending 20 March 2020 and week ending 2 April 2021.

O’rourke, G., Pentecost, C., Van Den Heuvel, E., Victor, C., Quinn, C., Hillman, A., Litherland, R., & Clare, L. (2021). Living with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic: coping and support needs of community-dwelling people with dementia and their family carers Research findings from the IDEAL COVID-19 Dementia Initiative (IDEAL-CDI).

Public Health England. (n.d.). Local Alcohol Profiles for England.

Public Health England. (n.d.). National General Practice Profiles.

Public Health England. (n.d.). Public Health Outcomes Framework.

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Public Health England. (2019). Wider Determinants of Health: Suffolk area profile.

Public Health England. (2019, November 1). Dementia: comorbidities in patients - data briefing.

Public Health England. (2021). Dementia profile (Fingertips profile).

Public Health England. (2021). Diabetes (Fingertips profile).

Public Health England. (2021, June 28). Health matters: midlife approaches to reduce dementia risk.

Social care institute for excellence. (2020, October). Why early diagnosis is important - Dementia.

The Debenham Project. (n.d.).

World Health Organisation. (2020). Dementia.