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  1. ABC of dementia
  2. Dementia care at a glance
  3. Dementia care in nursing
  4. Essentials of dementia everything you really need to know for working in dementia care
  5. Person-centred dementia care: making services better with the VIPS framework
  6. Management of dementia

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Latest News about Dementia

This research finds that the interface between primary care and long-term care is complex. In the case of dementia, this interface may be influenced by incentives offered to GPs as part of the Quality and Outcomes Framework to provide an annual review for patients with dementia. The hypothesis is that the annual reviews reduce the likelihood of admission to a care home by supporting the patient to live independently and by addressing carers' needs for support
The WHO has published its first guideline on the prevention and management of dementia, recommending the adoption of specific lifestyle interventions such as encouraging physical activity and smoking cessation for reducing the risk of cognitive decline and dementia.
This report summarises the responses, from stakeholders who were consulted on the progress of the actions set out in the implementation plan, and sets out revised actions for 2018 to 2020.
Expert commentary is provided for a review of 10 RCTs (n=1,592) which found little difference in depression scores between placebo and antidepressants after 6-13 weeks treatment. This review will discourage prescribers from using antidepressants to treat depression in dementia.
The Housing LIN was commissioned by The Guinness Partnership to undertake an independent evaluation of the progress made in becoming a more dementia-friendly organisation. Guinness implemented a two year project in 2015 to take forward developments, initially in two pilot areas of Havant and Manchester with a view to rolling out successful approaches more broadly
This has been developed to support leaders and managers working across health and social care to implement the learning outcomes of the Dementia Training Standards Framework, which ensures staff have the right knowledge and skills to deliver high quality, person-centred care.
Researchers examined the health systems of France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom to determine whether they have the capacity to rapidly move a disease-modifying treatment for Alzheimer's disease from approval into widespread clinical use.
This is one of a suite of mental health care pathways developed on behalf of NHS England to support the delivery of the ambitions of the Mental Health Forward View. The guidance outlines the associated benchmarks to support improvements in the delivery and quality of care and support, for people living with dementia and their families and carers.
This 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.
This document is for anyone diagnosed with dementia and the people who care for them. It has details about what support they should get. It includes information about: what is in a care plan how health care and social care services can help support available to family and friends who are carers how to take part in research Information to help local health and social care commissioners put the right support in place is on the 2 External 0 0 0 Social Care Institute for Excellence website false true false%>.

Useful Links

Alzheimer’s Society

Dementia from BMJ

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) Dementia Gateway

Gov.Uk : Dementia

Fab NHS Stuff – dementia

National Elf Service – The Mental Elf , Dementia

Dementia Evidence Toolkit

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