Who pays and who benefits? How different models of shared responsibilities between formal and informal carers influence projections of costs of dementia management

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p793
Academic Journal
The article presents a study of different models of shared responsibilities between formal and informal carers which influence projections of costs of dementia management in Australia. It mentions that factors including length of disease, severity of symptoms, and type of care provided were examined to determine accurately the future costs. It reports that the ratio between the prevalence of people with mild/moderate/severe dementia will change over three decades from 2010 to 2040.


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