DementiaRoadmap

Helping primary care to support people with dementia

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  • NHS Health Check commissioning: Commissioner’s current and potential use of weighted financial remunerationFebruary 23, 2018This report includes details of a literature review of commissioner’s current and potential use of weighted financial remuneration and provides recommendations for commissioners.
  • Turning up the volume: unheard voices of people with dementiaJanuary 18, 2018This 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.
  • Enabling people with dementia to remain at home: a housing perspectiveSeptember 14, 2017This report published by the Housing Learning and Improvement Network 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.
  • National Audit of Dementia – third reportJuly 13, 2017The 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.
  • State of Caring 2017July 11, 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.
  • Fix dementia care – NHS and care homesApril 29, 2016This report published by the Alzheimer's Society marks the second phase of a campaign looking at the experiences of people with dementia in a range of health and care settings. It contains the results of a survey of care home managers and the voices of people with dementia, their families and carers.
  • Dementia rarely travels alone: living with dementia and other conditionsApril 20, 2016This report published by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Dementia examines the scale of difficulty faced by people living with both dementia and other health conditions, and how the health and social care system can provide holistic, person-centred care and support for this growing body of people.
  • Dementia and comorbidities: Ensuring parity of careApril 14, 2016This report published by the International Longevity Centre demonstrates that a failure to prevent, diagnose, and treat depression, diabetes and urinary tract infections in people with dementia could be costing the UK’s health and social care system up to nearly £1 billion per year.
  • Dementia advisers surveyApril 1, 2016This report published by Ipsos MORI presents the findings of a survey into the provision of dementia adviser services throughout England.
  • Dementia and homecare: driving quality and innovationOctober 22, 2015This report published by the United Kingdom Homecare Association demonstrates how skilled homecare can play a pivotal role in enabling people with dementia to live well in their preferred familiar environment. Through a series of innovative practice examples, the report shows why good homecare should ...
  • Approaching an unthinkable future – Understanding the support needs of people living with young onset dementiaOctober 7, 2015This report explores the experiences of people living with young onset dementia contacted by Dementia Pathfinders during a social care workforce training project in 2014 and 2015.
  • Models of dementia assessment and diagnosis: Indicative cost reviewSeptember 28, 2015This report published by NHS England is designed to provide commissioners and service providers with detailed information about real alternative models of dementia assessment and diagnosis, with a cost breakdown.
  • Evaluation of the Bradford Dementia Friendly Communities ProgrammeSeptember 16, 2015This report published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation identifies the distinctive features of the Bradford Dementia Friendly Communities programme, and examines how people with dementia can influence what a Dementia Friendly Bradford should be like.
  • Peer Support for People with Dementia: A social return on investment studySeptember 16, 2015This report published by the Health Innovation Network South London, the Academic Health Science Network for South London, outlines the findings of a study which demonstrated that the positive social value of peer support groups for people with dementia, their carers and volunteers can be far greater than the investment.
  • Developing a national user movement of people with dementiaSeptember 3, 2015This report published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation explores the learning from the Dementia Engagement and Empowerment Project (DEEP), a national network that engages and empowers people with dementia to influence the services and policies that affect them.
  • Evaluation of the York Dementia Friendly Communities ProgrammeSeptember 3, 2015This report published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation identifies the distinctive features of the York Dementia Friendly Communities programme, which promotes a range of innovative projects. It looks at how people with dementia have been involved in shaping the programme.
  • World Alzheimer Report 2015: The Global Impact of DementiaAugust 25, 2015The World Alzheimer Report 2015, 'The Global Impact of Dementia: An analysis of prevalence, incidence, cost and trends' makes key recommendations to provide a global framework for action on dementia.
  • Women and Dementia: A global research overviewJune 5, 2015This report published by Alzheimer’s Disease International explores the main issues affecting women in relation to dementia from an international perspective.
  • Dementia Friendly Communities: New domains and global examplesMarch 20, 2015This report, published by Alzheimer’s Disease International, highlights the emerging trend to create dementia-friendly communities as a global response against stigma in an effort to form more inclusive societies for people living with dementia.
  • Women and dementia: A marginalised majorityMarch 8, 2015This report published by Alzheimer's Research UK reveals that dementia has become the leading cause of death among British women and that women are far more likely to end up as carers of those with dementia than men, suffering physical and emotional stress and job losses in the process.
  • Pain in People with Dementia: A Silent TragedyJanuary 7, 2015This report, published by Napp Pharmaceuticals, draws on a survey of interviews with experts, major providers of care, and on desk research. It quantifies the problem and sets out the issues in recognising, assessing and managing pain in people with dementia.
  • Cracks in the pathwayOctober 30, 2014This report presents the findings of a Care Quality Commission review of the care people living with dementia receive as they moved between care homes and acute hospitals.
  • State of Care 2013/14October 16, 2014This report published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) reveals wide variation in the quality and safety of care for conditions such as dementia in England.
  • World Alzheimer Report 2014, Dementia and Risk ReductionSeptember 16, 2014The World Alzheimer Report 2014, Dementia and Risk Reduction: An analysis of protective and modifiable factors critically examines the evidence for the existence of modifiable risk factors for dementia.
  • A vision of care fit for the twenty-first centurySeptember 3, 2014This report published by the Commission on Residential Care offers a vision of housing with care fit for the twenty-first century, not bound by existing definitions but based on the outcomes that people want and value.
  • Building on the National Dementia Strategy: Change, progress and prioritiesJuly 27, 2014This report published by the All Party Parliamentary Party Group on Dementia (APPG) calls for a new long term strategy for dementia to be a worthy successor to the National Dementia Strategy for Dementia in England and the Prime Minister's challenge on dementia.
  • Duty to Care? Supporting and involving unpaid carers of people at the end of lifeJune 1, 2014This resource covers the three plenary discussion sessions at the ‘Duty to Care?' conference held in 2013 facilitated by the National Council for Palliative Care. Three detailed scenarios were debated to help identify and explore the practical issues involved in being or supporting a carer.
  • Dementia: A state of the nation report on dementia care and support in EnglandNovember 29, 2013This report, published by the Department of Health, sets out what is known about dementia care, support and research. It highlights where improvements are being made and where improvements are needed.
  • Peer support networks and dementia advisers: evaluationOctober 9, 2013This report, published by the Department of Health, provides the findings of the Healthbridge evaluation into the role that dementia advisers and peer support networks can provide in post diagnostic support for people with dementia and their carers.
  • Journey of Caring: An analysis of long-term care for dementiaSeptember 19, 2013This report published by Alzheimer’s Disease International highlights the importance of helping people with dementia to remain independent and living in their own homes as part of the local community for as long as possible.
  • A road less rocky – supporting people with dementiaSeptember 4, 2013This report published by the Carers Trust highlights that carers of people with dementia are not getting the support and advice they often desperately need.
  • Building dementia-friendly communities: A priority for everyoneSeptember 3, 2013This report, published by the Alzheimer's Society, explores evidence from people with dementia about their experiences of living in their community and the ten key things they would like to see in a dementia-friendly community.
  • Dementia adviser service: evaluationAugust 31, 2013This report published by the Alzheimer's Society presents the findings of an evaluation of the Pathfinder Dementia Adviser services from the perspective of service users.
  • National Audit of Dementia in General HospitalsJuly 12, 2013The second report of the National Audit of Dementia in General Hospitals identifies continuing problems in the quality of care received by people with dementia in hospitals in England and Wales.
  • Dementia does not discriminate – The experiences of black, Asian and minority ethnic communitiesJuly 2, 2013This report, produced by the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Dementia, looks at the experiences of black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) communities in dealing with the condition.
  • Dementia: Finding housing solutionsMay 7, 2013This report, published by the National Housing Federation, highlights how good housing and related services can impact positively on the lives of people with dementia, from delaying more intensive forms of care to preventing admission and readmission to hospital.
  • Dementia 2013: The hidden voice of lonelinessApril 9, 2013This report, published Alzheimer’s Society, reveals that nearly two thirds (62%) of more than 250,000 people with dementia who live on their own are lonely. This compares to just 24 per cent of over 55 year olds.
  • Low expectations: attitudes on choice, care and community for people with dementia in care homesFebruary 26, 2013This report published by the Alzheimer’s Society stresses the need to lift expectations and to strengthen existing minimum standards to boost quality of life for people with dementia in care homes.
  • Support and care for people living with dementia from minority communitiesFebruary 24, 2013This report outlines recommendations to improve support and care for people with dementia from minority communities in the North East.
  • 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.
  • Delivering major improvements in dementia care and research by 2015: A report of progressNovember 8, 2012This report by the three Champion Groups leading the Prime Minister's challenge on dementia provides an update on progress since the launch of the Challenge in March 2012.
  • Unlocking Diagnosis: The key to improving the lives of people with dementiaJuly 4, 2012This report published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia (APPG) explores the barriers to dementia diagnosis in the UK. It makes recommendations to improve diagnosis rates and provide better post diagnosis support for people with dementia.
  • New models of care for dementiaApril 9, 2012This report proposes a new understanding of the dementia journey and a revised model of care for dementia, aimed at improving experiences and outcomes, and informing service redesign and commissioning.
  • Case for change – Communities for people living with dementiaNovember 28, 2011This document explains the evidence that has been used in designing the service to support people with dementia, whether living at home or in care homes, as well as dementia-specific elements of other Communities.
  • An evaluation of dementia support worker rolesNovember 25, 2011This report presents an evaluation of existing models of community-based support for people with dementia, their families and carers.
  • Committed to carers: Supporting carers of people at the end of lifeJuly 30, 2011This report published by the Marie Curie Cancer Care draws on the direct experiences of people caring for someone at the end of life and on Marie Curie Cancer Care’s years of expertise of caring for carers.
  • Case for change – mental health liaison service for dementia care in hospitalsJuly 28, 2011This document explains the evidence that has been used to identify eligible patients and for the design of mental health liaison services in general and community hospitals and its core components.
  • The £20 Billion Question – An inquiry into improving lives through cost-effective dementia servicesJuly 4, 2011This report published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia (APPG) explores the the evidence for cost effective models of dementia care. It makes recommendations to focus on early intervention and prevention to reduce early entry to residential care and reduce unnecessary hospital admissions.
  • Understanding out of hospital dementia careMay 10, 2011This report, published by Healthcare at Home, explores home-based models of care that will keep people with dementia out of hospital.
  • Dementia awareness resource packApril 10, 2011This pack contains a selection of quality assured awareness raising resources designed to promote living well with dementia. The resources include leaflets, factsheets, contact lists and a DVD.
  • Support, Stay, Save: care and support of people with dementia in their own homesApril 4, 2011This report provides evidence from over 2,000 carers, people with dementia and home care workers on the aspirations, experiences and outcomes of providing dementia care in the community in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
  • Befriending works: building resilience in local communitiesNovember 12, 2010This report published by the Mentoring and Befriending Foundation provides an overview of how befriending can contribute to improving the health and well-being outcomes of vulnerable people at risk of social isolation or exclusion from mainstream society.
  • A Misspent Opportunity? Inquiry into the funding of the National Dementia StrategyMarch 18, 2010This report published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia (APPG) examines initial progress made by Primary Care Trusts in England towards implementing the National Dementia Strategy for England.
  • Dementia: ethical issuesJanuary 25, 2010This report published by the Nuffield Council on Bioethics presents an ethical framework to help practitioners who face dilemmas in connection with the everyday care of someone with dementia.
  • Counting the cost: caring for people with dementia on hospital wardsNovember 28, 2009This report published by the Alzheimer's Society reveals unacceptable variations in the quality of care for people with dementia in hospital and puts forward recommendations to improve dementia care, shorten the length of stay and reduce costs.
  • Prepared to care – Challenging the dementia skills gapJune 4, 2009This report published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia (APPG) explores the scale of the challenge in training the caring professions in dementia, and how it may be met.
  • See me, not just the dementiaJune 22, 2008This report looks at the experiences of people with dementia living in care homes in England, with a particular focus on whether their care offers dignity and respect.
  • Always a last resort: Inquiry into the prescription of antipsychotic drugs to people with dementia living in care homesApril 4, 2008This report published by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia (APPG) examines the problem of the over prescription of antipsychotic drugs to people with dementia living in care homes and proposes workables solutions.
  • Improving services and support for people with dementiaJuly 3, 2007This report published by the National Audit Office presents findings from a study into the health and social care services available for people with dementia and their unpaid carers in England and whether they are providing effective and good quality support; and the scope for better use of resources against a background of rising demand.
  • Dementia UKFebruary 3, 2007This report into the prevalence and cost of dementia shows that as the UK's population ages the number of people with dementia will grow substantially. It also shows that dementia costs the UK £17 billion a year.
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