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Special Issue "New Advances in Dementia Care"

A special issue of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN 1660-4601). This special issue belongs to the section "Aging".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 August 2022 | Viewed by 210

Special Issue Editor

Prof. Dr. Angela Y. M. Leung
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Guest Editor
1. WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Health Services, School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
2. Centre for Gerontological Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong, China
Interests: long-term care; gerontechnology; health literacy; health promotion; gerontology; aging

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Dementia affects millions of people around the world, including both people with dementia as well as their families and caregivers. It is important to develop low-cost, culturally and contextually appropriate and effective actions to prevent, delay or manage dementia. Scientists and practitioners of different disciplines are working together to offer the best solutions in dementia care. We welcome manuscripts from all disciplines that focus on the delivery of care for people with dementia, family caregivers, and formal caregivers (i.e., professionals who offer dementia care). Studies showing clinical trials or pilot tests of innovative dementia care in community or long-term care settings, developmental process or implementation of dementia care interventions, and feedback from stakeholders are most welcome. The use of technology in dementia care can be a highlight. Impacts of dementia care on people’s psychosocial or physical health, economical contribution to society, sustainability in health care systems and manpower issues could also be the focus of the submitted manuscripts.

Prof. Dr. Angela Y. M. Leung
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All submissions that pass pre-check are peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2500 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.


  • dementia care
  • caregiver
  • technology
  • family
  • health care professionals

Published Papers

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