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This section contains cross-cutting themes that are relevant in each of the domains of the Well Pathway for Dementia.

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Improving the prescribing of antipsychotic drugs for people with dementia

Details of a letter from Sir Ian Carruthers, Chief Executive of NHS South West and Jeremy Hughes, Chief Executive of the Alzheimer’s Society, to SHA Chief Executives to invite them to adapt four recommendations to drive down inappropriate prescribing antipsychotic medication and providing alternative ways of working and interventions that improve the safety, quality of life and outcomes for people with dementia. Read more »

Brain Waves, issue 35

The February 2011 edition of the Brain Waves newsletter, produced by Innovations in Dementia, includes features on: Dementia capable communities; Promoting a positive view of dementia; Assistive technology; Involving people with dementia in research about complex needs. Read more »

Sixth UK Dementia Congress call for papers

The Journal of Dementia Care has announced the sixth UK Dementia Congress, to be held in Liverpool, UK on 1-3 November 2011. This provides details of the invitation to submit abstracts of proposed papers and posters, on any aspect of support, care and treatment for people with dementia, their families and care staff, in any service setting. Read more »