Rising to the challenge of sleep problems in general practice – evidence for improving primary care for insomnia

Siriwardena, A. Niroshan (2010) Rising to the challenge of sleep problems in general practice – evidence for improving primary care for insomnia. In: Sleep, Well-being and Active Ageing: New Evidence for Policy and Practice, 28 October 2010, Church House Conference Centre, Westminster, London.

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Abstract

This was an invited presentation at a national conference which aimed to:
Place 'sleep quality' at the heart of the health, well-being and active ageing agenda.
Disseminate research findings from the 4 year 'SomnIA: Sleep in Ageing project.
Influence policy and practice in relation to sleep and night-time care in care homes.
Raise awareness of the importance of the lighting environment for sleep and well-being.
Improve policy and practice in relation to the management of insomnia in primary care.
Demonstrate how a range of novel sensor devices can improve sleep at home and in care homes.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Presentation)
Additional Information:This was an invited presentation at a national conference which aimed to: Place 'sleep quality' at the heart of the health, well-being and active ageing agenda. Disseminate research findings from the 4 year 'SomnIA: Sleep in Ageing project. Influence policy and practice in relation to sleep and night-time care in care homes. Raise awareness of the importance of the lighting environment for sleep and well-being. Improve policy and practice in relation to the management of insomnia in primary care. Demonstrate how a range of novel sensor devices can improve sleep at home and in care homes.
Keywords:general practice, primary care, sleep, hypnotics and sedatives
Subjects:A Medicine and Dentistry > A300 Clinical Medicine
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
ID Code:3731
Deposited By: Niro Siriwardena
Deposited On:12 Dec 2010 20:42
Last Modified:13 Mar 2013 08:51

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