DementiaRoadmap

Helping primary care to support people with dementia

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  • Dementia Friendly Housing CharterThis toolkit aims to help professionals in their support of people living with dementia in their homes and facilitate consistency and good practice.
  • Dementia Atlas: Putting a focus on dementiaThe Dementia Atlas is an interactive map that plots data about dementia care and support, allowing people to compare the quality of dementia care across the country.
  • Integrated approach to identifying and assessing Carer health and wellbeingThis toolkit published by NHS England clarifies the new duties on NHS organisations under the Care Act 2014 and the Children and Families Act 2014, provides a template Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support joined up working locally, and includes examples of positive practice of work that have proven successful in supporting carers and their families.
  • Dementia Friendly GP PracticesA resource for GP surgeries who want to sign up to becoming more 'Dementia friendly'
  • Carers Evidence Summits ebookNHS Improving Quality has produced an ebook to share the Commitment to Carers achievements over the last year. It includes the findings from the regional Carers Evidence Summits and links to over 50 case studies.
  • Dementia Revealed: What primary care needs to knowThis toolkit written by Dr Elizabeth Barrett is intended as an educational resource for use by GPs and practice nurses to expand their knowledge and confidence.
  • Better care for older peopleThis 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.
  • Cancer Delivery Support ToolThe Cancer Delivery Support Tool developed by Macmillan Cancer Support is an electronic support tool to assist GPs and Health Professionals to make an early diagnosis of five types of cancer: Oesophageal, Pancreatic, Ovarian, Colorectal and Lung.
  • Improving the quality of cancer care in primary careThis toolkit developed by Macmillan Cancer Support aims to support the primary care professionals to develop initiatives and programmes which have a positive impact on the care of people daiagnosed with cancer, their families and carers.
  • Care and Support Jargon BusterThe Care and Support Jargon Buster published by Think Local Act Personal is a plain English guide to the most commonly used social care words and phrases and what they mean.
  • 10 key steps to improving timely diagnosis: A resource pack for Commissioners and General PracticesThis resource pack sets out key steps for Commissioners, and key steps for General Practices to improve the diagnosis of dementia, and the diagnosis pathway.
  • Virtual Hospital modelling toolThe Virtual Hospital modelling tool, developed by the Dementia Services Development Centre, aims to show good design can help to make an acute hospital setting dementia-friendly.
  • Dementia Prevalence CalculatorThe Dementia Prevalence Calculator presents an opportunity for all health communities to gain a better understanding of their local estimated prevalence of dementia in the community, and among people living in local care homes.
  • Helping you to assess cognition: A practical toolkit for cliniciansThis toolkit published by the Alzheimer's Society provides guidance to clinicians about what cognitive function tests are available and how they may be used in clinical practice.
  • Dementia diagnosis resource packThis resource pack produced by Dementia Partnerships sets out key steps for Commissioners and General Practices to improve the diagnosis of dementia, and diagnosis pathways.
  • Hospital 2 Home resource packThis resource is designed to make it easier for health and social care professionals involved in hospital discharge to support older patients in returning home safely after a hospital stay and reduce the risk of readmission to hospital.
  • Find me good careThis website developed by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) is designed to help people find the right care and support to suit their needs and lifestyle, whether at a time of crisis or as they plan for the future.
  • Advance care planning toolkitThis toolkit developed by the National End of Life Care Programme (NEoLCP) aims to help care providers approach the advance care planning process with confidence and knowledge.
  • Commissioning person-centred end of life careThis toolkit published by the National End of Life Care Programme identifies the main elements involved in the commissioning process, explains the commissioning cycle in practical terms and offers a four-stage approach across all sectors.
  • The Right Prescription: resource packThis resource pack will support pharmacists, who play a crucial role in medicines optimisation, to have critical conversations about the prescription of antipsychotics in dementia and reduce inappropriate prescribing.
  • Improving the care of people with dementia in general hospitalsDignity in dementia; improving care in general hospital settings, a Royal College of Nursing led project, has launched tools to improve the care of people with dementia in general hospitals.
  • Windows of opportunity for prevention and early intervention in dementia toolkitThis online resource, produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, will help commissioners and providers to ensure that any help or support offered at any stage in a person’s journey with dementia is offered in a timely way.
  • End of life care for people with dementia commissioning and benchmarking toolThe commissioning and benchmarking tool helps you to assess local service requirements using the indicative benchmark as a starting point. With knowledge of your local population and its demographic, you can amend the benchmark to better reflect your local circumstances.
  • Supporting Family Carers of People with Learning DisabilitiesThis resource pack produced by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities and the Sharing Caring Project at Sheffield Mencap supports practitioners to develop and provide the best information and support to family carers of people with learning disabilities.
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