The scope of research to be considered by this funding stream includes:
- Research focused on identifying or modifying novel or established lifestyle risk factors for dementia.
- Research that predominantly seeks to understand the burden of dementia at an individual or population level.
- Psychological, social or assistive technology interventions focused at improving the care, support or management of people with dementia or those affected by dementia.
- Research concerning quality of life of those affected by dementia.
- Research to investigate models of service delivery in primary care, care homes and hospitals.
- Research into end of life care and delivery.
- Evidence synthesis or systematic reviews related to the management of people with dementia.
As a general guide, research that meets the following criteria would be considered by the Prevention, Care and Services research funding stream:
- Research that is relevant to dementia research, and would otherwise be within the remit of the usual calls of the AHRC or ESRC.
- Research that addresses priorities set by Research Network Volunteers as 'Challenges facing primary carers of people with dementia: opportunities for research'.
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