The Dementia Evidence Toolkit is for commissioners, care providers, people working in health and social care and people with dementia and their families.
The toolkit has two resources:
An intervention is something that aims to make a change and is tested through research. For example this might be giving a medical treatment or drug, providing a counselling or care service, improving a person's environment or giving people information and training.
The summaries look at:
The toolkit will help those planning and shaping services and treatments for people with dementia and their carers make informed decisions about which services and treatments to provide and how much they cost.
This Toolkit has been developed with additional funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) building on a systematic mapping of the literature carried out as part of the MODEM (Modelling the Outcome and Cost Impacts of Interventions for Dementia) project. The MODEM project is funded by the ESRC and the National Institute for Health Research.