Dementia

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Electronic Resources

The NHS subscribes to key healthcare databases, full text journals, e-books and more for its staff. To access these you need to have an Athens username and password. You can obtain one by self-registering at: www.evidence.nhs.uk

An Athens Self-Registration leaflet is available from the Education Centre Libraries at Good Hope, Heartlands, Solihull and Queen Elizabeth hospital

E-Books Collection


(Require Athens Registration)

E-Journals

Staff can access the following Dementia full text electronic journals through their Athens account from the ASK Discovery Tool

  • Age and Ageing

  • Alzheimer's & Dementia: Diagnosis, Assessment & Disease Monitoring

  • Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults with Dementia

  • Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders

  • Journal of Dementia Care

  • Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

  • Nursing Older People

  • Working with Older People: Practical Approaches

Useful Websites

This section lists some useful websites, organisations, professional bodies, and Patient information sites useful for Dementia professionals.

Age UK: For Professionals

www.ageuk.org.uk/

Provides expertise and resources for those influencing, designing, commissioning and delivering services for people in later life.

Alzheimer’s Society

www.alzheimers.org.uk/

Information and resources on dementia for Health professionals.

Clinical Key

www.clinicalkey.com/

Search from a single platform across eBooks, eJournals, procedural videos, drug information and images. Access via Athens.

The Cochrane Library

www.thecochranelibrary.com/

Contains high-quality evidence to inform healthcare decision making, it includes reliable evidence such as systematic reviews and randomised clinical trials (RCTs).

Dementia—Learning Resources from the RCN

www.rcn.org.uk/

Learning resources that support staff development and include e-learning resources, training courses and networking opportunities.

Dementia Gateway

www.scie.org.uk/

Supportive information and resources, including videos, e-learning material and downloads

Dementia Web

www.dementiaweb.org.uk/

Includes the Birmingham Cross City CCG Dementia Information Prescription.

NICE Evidence Search—Dementia

www.evidence.nhs.uk/

24/7 portal available to all NHS staff, students and the public to access the best evidence available.

SCIE - Social care institute for excellence

www.scie.org.uk/

Films from the perspective of professionals and people using the services. Ideal for training.

TRIP Pro

www.tripdatabase.com/

TRIP is a smart, fast tool for you to find high-quality clinical research evidence.Provided by Health Education England.