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Workforce planning and development

Sep 8, 2016 by in GERIATRICS Comments Off on Workforce planning and development

While the NDCA is heavily engaged in dementia workforce development in the widest possible sense, it is crucial that the specialist staff it uses in education and training are constantly…

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The Americas

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Argentina Pablo M. Bagnatia, Janus L. Kremerb, Fernando E. Taraganoc and Ricardo F. Allegrid aMemory and Aging Center, Instituto de Investigaciones Neurológicas Raúl Carrea (FLENI), Buenos Aires, Argentina bInstituto de…

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Australasia

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Australia Eleanor Flynna, Dina Lo Giudiceb and David Amesc aUniversity of Melbourne, Australia bRoyal Melbourne Hospital, Australia cNational Ageing Research Institute, National Ageing Research Institute, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Australia Australia…

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Western Europe

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Germany Siegfried Weyerer Zentralinstitut für Seelische Gesundheit, Deutschland Long-term care insurance and medical care of dementia patients At present more than 1 million people in Germany have moderate to severe…

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Eastern Europe

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The Czech Republic Katerina Sheardovaa, Iva Holmerovab and Jakub Hortc,d aInternational Clinical Research Center, Department of Neurology, St. Anne’s University Hospital Brno, Czech Republic bCentre of Gerontology and CELLO-ILC-CZ, Faculty…

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Health economics, healthcare funding and service evaluation: International and Australian perspectives

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Benefit: AUD$7106/PWDBCR: 7.25 (3.63–10.88) to 1AUD$20,825/DALY averted (AUD$13,883–AUD$41,650), i.e. very cost-effective by WHO benchmark of less than GDP per capita/DALY. Dementia Training Service CentresAUD$1320 per studentThis cost was not directly…

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