DementiaRoadmap

Helping primary care to support people with dementia

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  • Dementia Friendly Housing CharterMarch 27, 2017This toolkit aims to help professionals in their support of people living with dementia in their homes and facilitate consistency and good practice.
  • Health matters: midlife approaches to reduce dementia riskApril 12, 2016This guidance published by Public Health England makes the case for action in midlife to promote healthy lifestyles that can reduce the risk of dementia.
  • Immediate post diagnosis support guidanceApril 9, 2016This guidance document, published by the London Strategic Clinical Networks, has been created for professionals to support people with dementia and their carers immediately following diagnosis.
  • Care of dying adults in the last days of lifeMarch 21, 2016This 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 contains specific advice relevant when caring for people with dementia.
  • Dementia, disability and frailty in later life – mid-life approaches to delay or prevent onsetOctober 22, 2015This guidance published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence aims to increase the amount of time that people can be independent, healthy and active in later life.
  • Making your home dementia friendlyOctober 20, 2015This booklet published by the Alzheimer's Society aims to help people with dementia to live well in their own home. It describes ways to create or adapt the home environment so that it remains a safe and familiar place. This can help make daily living activities easier and keep people in touch with the things they enjoy doing.
  • A practical guide to healthy ageingOctober 1, 2015This guide published by NHS England and Age UK contains advice to help improve the health and general fitness of people of any age, but it is particularly relevant for people who are about 70 years or older.
  • Tailored resource for carers and care providers on supporting people to live well with dementiaSeptember 16, 2015This resource published by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) highlights the key messages from 10 quality statements which form the quality standard for supporting people to live well with dementia and shows what they mean for carers and care providers.
  • Accessible Information StandardJuly 28, 2015The Accessible Information Standard tells organisations how they should ensure that disabled patients receive information in formats that they can understand and they receive appropriate support to help them to communicate.
  • Dementia and People with Intellectual Disabilities: Guidance on their Assessment, Diagnosis, Interventions and SupportApril 29, 2015This guidance published by the British Psychological Society aims to promote effective and timely assessment, diagnosis, interventions and support to people with intellectual disabilities who develop dementia.
  • Good to go: A guide to dementia-friendly days outApril 28, 2015This handbook published by Care UK aims to support carers relatives and friends who want to enjoy a variety of outings and trips with someone living with dementia.
  • Information about Lewy Body DementiaApril 27, 2015This handbook published by the Lewy Body Society aims to help people with Lewy body dementia (LBD), their families and health care professionals learn more about the disease and find ways and resources to help them cope with it.
  • Creating a dementia friendly workplace: A practical guide for employersApril 22, 2015This guide published by the Alzheimer's Society is designed to help employers provide support for staff members with dementia. It may also be a useful resource for people living with, or affested by, dementia in the workplace.
  • Duty of Candour: Information for all providersMarch 15, 2015This document published by the Care Quality Commission sets out how meeting the Duty of Candour regulation will be central to both registration and inspection for NHS bodies and all other care providers regulated by the CQC.
  • No Secrets: guidance on protecting vulnerable adults in careJanuary 22, 2015This guidance document published by the Department of Health sets out a code of practice for the protection of vulnerable adults in care.
  • Mental Health Act 1983: Code of PracticeJanuary 16, 2015The revised code of practice shows professionals how to carry out their roles and responsibilities under the Mental Health Act 1983, to ensure that all patients receive high quality and safe care.
  • 10 Top Tips for supporting carers of people living with cancerDecember 12, 2014This guidance produced by Macmillan Cancer Support offers some top tips for primary care practitoners to support carers of people living with cancer.
  • Mental Capacity Act Code of PracticeNovember 21, 2014This guidance published by the Office of the Public Guardian explains to people working with or caring for adults who lack capacity to make decisions for themselves the legal responsibilities that must be considered under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
  • Improving the delivery of adult diabetes care through integrationOctober 10, 2014This report published by Diabetes UK explains how diabetes care can be improved to achieve better outcomes for people with diabetes. The challenge for commissioners and healthcare providers locally is to make the system work to support that.
  • Planning for your future careSeptember 16, 2014This guidance published by the National Council for Palliative Care explains advance care planning to the public. It outlines the different options available to people when planning for their end of life care.
  • Listen, talk, connect: Communicating with people living with dementiaSeptember 5, 2014This handbook published by Care UK is a guide to support carers relatives and friends who want to communicate effectively with someone living with dementia.
  • Better care for older peopleJuly 11, 2014This online resource published by the General Medical Council aims to help doctors challenge the stereotypes associated with older people and tackle the most common concerns older people have about their care.
  • Dementia-friendly technology charterJune 23, 2014The Dementia-friendly technology charter gives people with dementia and their carers information on how to access technology. It also provides guidance to health, housing and social care professionals on how to make technology work for people based on their individual needs.
  • Improving cancer patient experience: A top tips guideJune 17, 2014This guide published by Macmillan Cancer Support provides top tips to support professionals make service improvements in response to the National Cancer Survey and deliver improved patient experience.
  • Carer’s health checkMay 8, 2014A Carer's health check should be offered to any newly-registered carers according to local guidelines or the terms of any Local Enhanced Service.
  • Initial review following diagnosisMay 7, 2014This guidance outlines the steps that a practitioner should consider during an initial review with a patient that has received a formal diagnosis of dementia.
  • Be head strongMarch 16, 2014This guidance published by the Alzheimer's Society contains tips to help people reduce the risk of developing dementia.
  • Choosing your hospitalMarch 12, 2014Most patients can choose which hospital they are seen in according to what matters most to them, whether it's location, waiting times, reputation, clinical performance, visiting policies, parking facilities or other patients' comments.
  • The dementia guideFebruary 22, 2014This guide produced by the Alzheimer's Society is for anyone who has recently been told they have dementia.
  • Carers services guide – Setting up support services for carersOctober 28, 2013This guide published by Help the Hospices provides a framework for organisations planning to set up support services for carers of people with life-limiting and terminal illnesses.
  • Thinking Ahead: a planning guide for familiesOctober 18, 2013This guidance, published by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities, provides a clear framework to help the families of people with learning disabilities plan for the future and address the concerns they have.
  • Guidance on the use of neuro-imaging in the assessment of dementia in Primary CareSeptember 12, 2013This guidance for Clinical Commissioning Groups and Health and Wellbeing Boards covers the role of neuro-imaging in the assessment and diagnosis of dementia in primary care.
  • The Triangle of Care – carers included: A guide to best practice for dementia careSeptember 4, 2013The Triangle of Care is a model for dementia care that supports a partnership approach between the person with dementia, the staff member and carer. It is designed to ensure that carers are appropriately included and involved in the care of people with dementia, particularly in hospital settings.
  • Guidance for Learning Disability Partnership BoardsJune 18, 2013This booklet offers guidance to Learning Disability Partnership Boards to help them ensure that carers of people with learning disabilities, and carers with learning disabilities are supported and involved in local service developments which affect their lives, and the lives of the people they care for.
  • CMG48: Support for commissioning of dementia careApril 3, 2013This guidance produced by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) summarises the key commissioning issues and the resource impact that will arise from implementing improvements in the quality of care for people with dementia, in line with the statements and measures that comprise the NICE quality standards for dementia.
  • Best practice for commissioning diabetes servicesMarch 14, 2013This guidance published by Diabetes UK aims to help commissioners understand the nature of integrated diabetes care, why it is so important and to provide a signpost to other documents that will be of help in the commissioning process.
  • RCGP Commissioning Guidance in End of Life CareMarch 4, 2013This guidance offers a logical six-step framework and overview to support GP commissioners to deliver practical improvements in end of life care, aligned with national policy and quality standards.
  • Handy guide to selecting a care homeJanuary 28, 2013This guide published by the Alzheimer’s Society is designed to be taken into care homes by people with dementia and their families and provides an independent and objective guide to what makes good quality care.
  • Implementing local diabetes networksJanuary 14, 2013Implementing Local Diabetes Networks, published by Diabetes UK, is for commissioners to explain the importance and composition of a local diabetes network.
  • How would I know? What can I do?December 6, 2012This guide, developed by the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC), provides advice for carers and those who work with people with dementia on how to help with pain and distress in people with the condition.
  • Matters of Life and Death: Helping people to live well until they dieAugust 4, 2012This guidance aims to support practitioners to implement the End of Life Care Patient Charter, jointly produced by the Royal College of General Practitioners and the Royal College of Nursing.
  • Dementia commissioning for quality and innovationMarch 10, 2012Dementia commissioning for quality and innovation (CQUIN) aims to help identify patients with dementia and other causes of cognitive impairment, alongside their other medical conditions and to prompt appropriate referral and follow up after they leave hospital.
  • Guidance and standards for diagnosing dementiaMarch 10, 2012This guidance sets out the process and associated standards for making a diagnosis of dementia in primary health care services, and by specialist memory assessment services.
  • Personalisation and dementia: a practitioner’s guide to self-directed support for people living with dementiaNovember 28, 2011This guide to personalisation and dementia has been written for, and with input from, people living with dementia, their families and friends, and the practitioners who support them.
  • Caring, compassionate, skilled – transforming the dementia workforceOctober 5, 2011This guidance will support commissioners to better understand workforce planning and development issues that may impact staff working with people with dementia and their carers and families.
  • Gold Standard Framework Prognostic Indicator GuidanceOctober 4, 2011This guidance aims to help GPs, clinicians and other professionals in earlier identification of those adult patients nearing the end of their life who may need additional support.
  • Optimising treatment and care for behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementiaJuly 28, 2011This best practice guide has been developed in consultation with an advisory group of leading clinicians specialising in dementia.
  • Reducing the use of antipsychotic drugsJuly 21, 2011This leaflet is for people with dementia and their carers who want to know more about behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia and how they can be prevented and treated.
  • Commissioning End of Life Care: Act & EarlyJuly 4, 2011This guidance published by the National Council for Palliative Care aims to help healthcare commissioners to prioritise early action on end of life care to ensure people’s choices are met and to avoid unnecessary emergency hospital admissions.
  • NICE Clinical guideline CG42 Dementia: supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social careMarch 1, 2011This guideline, published by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE), makes specific recommendations on Alzheimer's disease, dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), fronto temporal dementia, vascular dementia and mixed dementias, as well as recommendations that apply to all types of dementia.
  • Treatment and care towards the end of life: good practice in decision makingNovember 4, 2010This guidance provides a framework for good practice aimed at doctors when providing treatment and care for patients who are reaching the end of their lives.
  • End of life care for people with dementia commissioning guideJune 8, 2010This commissioning guide provides support for the local implementation of NICE clinical guidelines through commissioning, and is a resource to help statutory and voluntary health and social care professionals in England to commission integrated end of life care (EOLC) services for people with dementia.
  • Dementia and People with Learning DisabilitiesSeptember 18, 2009This document jointly published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the British Psychological Society provides guidance on the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and support of people with learning disabilities who develop dementia.
  • Dementia patient decision aidSeptember 7, 2009This decision aid is intended to assist health professionals considering prescribing acetylcholinesterase inhibitor medication (donepezil, galantamine or rivastigmine) for patients to improve symptoms of dementia and reduce the rate of decline in mental function.
  • Making decisions: who decides when you can’t?April 20, 2009This guidance published by the Office of the Public Guardian explains how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 affects anyone who is unable to make some or all decisions for themselves. It provides advice to help people to plan ahead in case they are unable to make and understand decisions in the future.
  • Making decisions: a guide for people who work in health and social careApril 1, 2009This guidance published by the Office of the Public Guardian explains to health and social care workers how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 affects anyone who is unable to make some or all decisions for themselves.
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