Younger-onset Dementia Assessment Study (YoDA)


Short Title Younger-onset Dementia Assessment
Category Post Diagnosis
Organisation Wessex CLAHRC
Contact Name Chris Kipps
Contact Email christopher.kipps@soton.ac.uk
Web Link http://goo.gl/hsva5r
Sector Research
Region Wessex
Postcode
Active Yes

A regional longitudinal observational study for people with younger onset dementia and their companions.

This study aims to improve clinical care through research into clinical assessment, diagnosis and treatment options.

Outcome

Identification of individuals at high risk of disproportionate decline.
Improved framework for long-term monitoring and follow-up.
Better characterisation of prognosis, care burden in younger dementias, and identification of associated health and social care costs.


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