Dementia

What’s new on the Dementia Partnerships specialist knowledge portal.

The Dementia Roadmap

Dementia RoadmapThe Dementia Roadmap provides high quality information about the dementia journey alongside local information about services, support groups and resources to assist primary care staff to more effectively support people with dementia and cognitive impairment, their families and carers. Read more »
14 March 2018, 11:37 am

Delirium awareness video

What is deliriumDelirium in older adults often goes unrecognised by health care professionals and can be poorly managed. This video was produced with the aim of improving recognition and management of delirium in any healthcare setting. Read more »
3 March 2018, 6:07 pm

NHS Health Check commissioning: Commissioner’s current and potential use of weighted financial remuneration

NHS Health Check commissioningThis report includes details of a literature review of commissioner’s current and potential use of weighted financial remuneration and provides recommendations for commissioners. Read more »
23 February 2018, 5:06 pm

John’s Campaign

John’s CampaignJohn’s Campaign is about the right of people who care for someone living with dementia to be able to stay with them – and the right of people with dementia to be able to have a family carer stay with them. Read more »
15 January 2018, 10:17 am

Training resources to improve the dementia component of the NHS Health Check

NHS Health CheckThese training resources can be used by NHS Health Check trainers and practitioners to improve the quality of their delivery of the dementia component of the check. Read more »
3 January 2018, 4:59 pm

Are we nearly there yet? Enabling people with dementia to remain at home: a housing perspective

Housing LINThis report published by the Housing LIN sets out the key role housing providers, and in particular social housing providers, can play in supporting people living with dementia to stay independent in the home of their choice for as long as possible. Read more »
14 September 2017, 5:34 pm

Becoming a dementia friendly GP Surgery

Becoming a dementia friendly GP SurgeryThis booklet published by Healthwatch Devon aims to enable health centres to adopt dementia friendly practice and to ensure that people with dementia have a positive experience of primary care. Read more »
12 August 2017, 3:02 pm

National Audit of Dementia – third report

National Audit of Dementia - third reportThe National Audit of Dementia (NAD) (care in general hospitals) measures the performance of general hospitals against criteria relating to care delivery which are known to impact upon people with dementia while in hospital. The third audit collected data between April and November 2016. Read more »
13 July 2017, 6:09 pm

State of Caring 2017

State of Caring 2017This survey undertaken by Carers UK paints a comprehensive picture of caring in 2017 and more than 7,000 people responded, making it the largest State of Caring Survey to date. Read more »
11 July 2017, 2:43 pm

Turning up the volume: unheard voices of people with dementia

Turning up the volume: unheard voices of people with dementiaThis report published by the Alzheimer’s Society brings together views of more than 3,500 people with dementia, carers and the public on what it is like to live with dementia. Read more »
30 May 2017, 1:37 pm