The latest resources to support improved outcomes published on the Dementia Partnerships specialist knowledge portal.

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

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

NHS Outcomes Framework 2016-17

NHS Outcomes Framework 2016-17This framework published by the Department of Health sets out the outcomes and corresponding indicators that will be used to hold NHS England to account for improvements in health outcomes after April 2016. Read more »
31 March 2016, 1:26 pm

Care of dying adults in the last days of life

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)This guideline published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) covers the clinical care of adults (18 years and over) who are dying during the last 2 to 3 days of life. The guideline contain specific advice relevant when caring for people with dementia. Read more »
21 March 2016, 11:08 am

Dementia Peer Support Resource Pack

Dementia Peer Support Resource PackThis resource pack, published by the Health Innovation Network, the Academic Health Science Network for South London, aims to promote and encourage more peer support opportunities for people with dementia. Read more »
24 April 2015, 1:40 pm

Dementia diagnosis and management

GP consultationThis resource pack published by NHS England aims to support GPs to identify and appropriately manage dementia patients in the primary care environment. Read more »
4 April 2015, 11:07 am

Getting better outcomes for older people using personal budgets

Think Local Act PersonalThis report, published by Think Local Act Personal, draws on research from across the sector to show that older people do experience positive benefits from having a personal budget, although these are not as marked as for other groups. Read more »
10 March 2015, 2:57 pm