Dementia is a group of chronic diseases that require long-term care, putting great pressure on family carers, care facility personnel, and health care and social care systems. It is associated with great economic burden. Many higher-income countries have developed dementia-specific policy to tackle the challenge. With the world’s greatest number of people with dementia, Chinese communities need policy solutions for dementia that are based on evidence and guided by the needs and expectations of stakeholders.
TIP-CARD is a three-year research project funded by the Research Impact Fund of the Research Grants Council. It aims to build on existing data, fill gaps in evidence, and consolidate findings with stakeholders to provide the policy tools to inform the best strategies for dementia care in Chinese communities. It is coordinated by Dr. Gloria Wong, Associate Professor at the Department of Social Work and Social Administration, The University of Hong Kong.
Project Funder: Research Impact Fund (RIF) of the Research Grants Council (RGC)
Project Duration: 01/04/2019 - 31/03/2022
Project Reference No.: R7017-18