Dementia

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

Dementia Commissioning know how guide

Dementia Commissioning know how guideThis resource aims to enable Clinical Commissioning Groups to achieve and maintain dementia diagnosis rate of at least two-thirds of the estimated number of people with dementia, and improve the quality of and access to post diagnostic care for people living with dementia and their carers. Read more »
17 December 2018, 10:08 am

Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)This NICE guideline covers diagnosing and managing dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease). It aims to improve care by making recommendations on training staff and helping carers to support people living with dementia. Read more »
20 June 2018, 4:23 pm

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

Implementation guide and resource pack for dementia care

Implementation guide and resource pack for dementia careThis guide aims to set out the policy drivers and strategic context for transforming dementia care, and why it is of importance to commissioners, providers and sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) in supporting delivery of a number of objectives in the Department of Health’s Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia 2020, published February 2015, which complements the aims of the Five Year Forward View, published in October 2014. Read more »
17 July 2017, 12:21 pm