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Commissioning framework for dementia

The Commissioning framework for dementia may be used to revisit and re-establish the principles underpinning local commissioning priorities|to enhance integrated approaches to commissioning, and integrated service delivery|and to inform the use and adaptation of the accompanying Assessment Tool within the Dementia Commissioning Pack. At each phase of the dementia journey, the framework sets out: outcomes… Read more »

Better care at home and in care homes – contract inserts

This document sets out a number of ‘contract inserts’ which describe the specific requirements of people with dementia and their carers when using mainstream services. These may be used by commissioners when drawing up their own statements of requirements for discussions for service redesign or in a procurement situation. They may be included in a… Read more »

Dementia: End of life care Dementia: End of life care

This video from SocialCareTV, managed by the Social Care Institute for Excellence, illustrates the importance of dignity and respect, providing a ‘human touch’ and recognising people’s wishes at the end of life. Read more »

Quality improvement

This article advocates that Doctors’ training must tackle the need for skills in quality improvement and leadership. The authors assert that rather than seeing quality improvement as being separate from clinical audit, we must look at quality improvement as the wider goal, an umbrella under which clinical audit can sit. In examining a clinical process… Read more »

Dementia workforce portal

The dementia workforce development portal provides access to a range of education and learning resources on dementia to benefit anyone interested in dementia. The portal is no longer updated but is available as an archive as the content may still be useful. Read more »