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Improving the experience of people living with dementia, and their carers/families by ensuring timely access to memory assessment, diagnosis, advice and support.

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East of England Why Dementia: 2015 and Beyond conference report

This is a report of the conference, hosted by the East of England Strategic Clinical Network, to support the system across the East of England to achieve the dementia diagnosis ambition and to encourage the delegates to look beyond the diagnosis rate to look at new and innovative models in memory assessment and post diagnostic support. Read more »

Life Story Network Family Carers Matter in Hartlepool

This report provides an evaluation of the Family Carers Matter initiative, delivered by the Life Story Network with Hartlepool Carers, to develop a local sustainable programme with carers as volunteers being trained and mentored to co-deliver the programme to other carers. Read more »

NHS England Dementia assessment and referral 2014-15

This data collection reports on the number and proportion of patients aged 75 and over admitted as an emergency for more than 72 hours who have been identified as potentially having dementia, who are appropriately assessed and, where appropriate, referred on to specialist services in England. Read more »

Lewy Body Society Referral for a diagnosis

This leaflet produced by the Lewy Body Society highlights the importance of practitioners identifying the main symptoms of Lewy body dementia early to enable referral to a specialist at a memory clinic for correct diagnosis to be made. Read more »