Dementia Academy’s Brain Health Clinic blueprint published

The Brain Health blueprint, initially developed by a group of alumni and faculty within Dementia Academy, has been published in the Journal of Neurodegenerative Disorders.  The international journal has peer reviewed and published ‘Blueprint for a Brain Health Clinic to detect and manage early-stage cognitive decline: a consensus exercise’, giving its stamp of approval to […]

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NHSE elective care handbooks now available

26 August, 2019 | Posted in: ,

This summer, NHS England has published a series of handbooks setting out best practice and ‘how-to’ solutions for each of the 14 high-volume elective care specialties that RightCare have identified as their focus.  The NHS RightCare programme, which works locally with systems to present a diagnosis of data and evidence across that population, believes that […]

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National audit of dementia care in general hospitals published

13 August, 2018 | Posted in:

A new National Audit of Dementia (care in general hospitals) (NAD) has been published. The audit examines aspects of care received by people with dementia in general hospitals in England and Wales. In addition, NAD provides national and local reports to support hospitals to identify areas for quality improvement and share good practice, helping to […]

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NICE publishes new dementia care guideline

24 July, 2018 | Posted in:

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a new guideline for dementia. The guideline, which replaces the 2006 edition, covers assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers. This guideline has been developed by a multidisciplinary guideline committee, using an extensive review of research evidence. To ensure […]

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The Department of Health and Social Care guidance on dementia

7 June, 2018 | Posted in:

The Department of Health and Social Care guidance on dementia: “What to expect from health and care services” has recently been published. This information is a useful resource for people newly diagnosed with dementia, their family and carers and helps people to understand the kind of support and services that are available in England. It […]

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