Carer’s health checkA 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 diagnosisThis guidance outlines the steps that a practitioner should consider during an initial review with a patient that has received a formal diagnosis of dementia.
What causes dementia?Dementia is the result of brain cells being damaged in an ongoing way. This happens as a result of a number of different diseases (sometimes referred to as ‘types’ of dementia). It is not an inevitable part of ageing.