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Title: Perspectives of carers on medication management in dementia: lessons from collaboratively developing a research proposal
Author: Poland, F., Mapes, S., Pinnock, H., Katona, C., Sorensen, S., Fox, C. and Maidment, I.
Date Published: 2014
Reference: BMC Research Notes, 7, 463
Are service users or carers authors: No/Not Known

Abstract: This article describes the process of running a workshop with carers of people with dementia from the Alzheimer’s Society Research Network. The workshop brought together carers, health professionals and researchers with the aim of understanding the issues that carers face in managing medication related problems. The workshop identified the key issues for carers that were then used to inform the development of a future research proposal. The carers’ perspectives ensured that the research would address carers’ priorities and focus on the areas of most relevance.

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Categories: journal article
service users and carers
researchers
research commissioners
carers
description of involvement in a research project
identifying and prioritising topics
staff in research organisations

Date Entered: 2014/08/19

Date Edited: 2014/08/19

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