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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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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 »

Right to Know campaign Right to Know campaign

This campaign led by the Alzheimer’s Society aims to ensure that everyone with dementia has a right to know about their condition in order to tackle it head on, a right to know about the information and advice available to them, and a right to be fully supported after their diagnosis. 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 »

The dementia guide The dementia guide

This guide produced by the Alzheimer’s Society is for anyone who has recently been told they have dementia. It aims to support people to live well with dementia and will be useful to close friends and family of someone with dementia. Read more »