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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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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 »

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 »