Priority 6 from the Seniors' Health (Alberta, Canada) PSP

UNCERTAINTY: What can be done to increase availability of dementia-related care and services for older adults? (JLA PSP Priority 6)
Overall ranking 6
JLA question ID 0083/6
Explanatory note

A diagnosis of dementia is commonly missed. People wanted to know how best to improve the availability of services to diagnose, manage and care for people with dementia


 None identified

Health Research Classification System category Generic health relevance, Neurological
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples Dementia care services in the home are lagging ~ There are a lot more people with the diagnosis of dementia in our facilities today but the care given these people is not adequate at this time. ~ Community not set up to meet the demands for dementia 
Submitted by  Health/Social care provider 4, Caregiver 1, Older Adult 1
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0083
PSP name Seniors' Health (Alberta, Canada)
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 97  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 13 August 2018