Drive improvement; monitor and review
Questions to consider
- what levers can be used to drive quality, innovation, prevention, productivity, and performance?
|Introduce incentives to promote focused action to improve recognition, screening, and access to diagnosis in primary and secondary care, community services, and local communities (LES, DES, CQUINs).|
|Ensure care pathways, systems, information and training are in place to support local implementation of national dementia CQUIN.|
With local stakeholders, track progress, address challenges. Monitor referrals to memory assessment services in order to measure impact and outcomes.
Quality assure processes, delivery and outcomes.
|Enable and support stakeholders to access pump priming monies to support local innovation, and implementation of innovations in dementia in order to accelerate change and improvement.|
DRIVER: Quality improvement
|Work with pharmacists, primary, community, and secondary care providers to improve prescribing of (a) anti-dementia drugs; and (b) antipsychotics|
|Design, facilitate and promote engagement with general practices and primary health care teams to develop, implement and review general practice dementia care improvement plans.|
Link this to education and training initiatives and opportunities (Key Step 6: Educate; promote)
DRIVER: Performance management
|Monitor delivery of local diagnosis improvement trajectories at General Practice, and/or CCG level. With stake holders, consider|
Set trajectories/ambitions, driving improvement via General Practice Contract, quality schedule, training plans.