Care homes newsletter, issue 5, July 2010

Through monthly newsletters, the National Dementia Strategy (NDS) Implementation Team is sharing ideas on how the strategy can be implemented, examples of how different homes have implemented the strategy, and resources to support care homes in their own implementation.

Issue 5, July 2010 focuses on early diagnosis and healthcare intervention for people with dementia living in care homes. It contains the following articles:

  • Dementia in care homes by Alistair Burns, National Clinical Director for Dementia
  • Early diagnosis and intervention by Amanda Thompsell, Old Age Psychiatrist with the Care Homes Support Team, NHS Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.