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The Many Faces of Dementia The Many Faces of Dementia

This online course enables you to gain a unique insight into dementia through the stories, symptoms and science behind four less common diagnoses of dementia, the people involved and the implications of these for our wider understanding. Read more »

 

Risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia Risk reduction of cognitive decline and dementia

World Health Organization (WHO) Guidelines recommends that people can reduce the risk of cognitive decline and dementia by getting regular exercise, not smoking, avoiding harmful use of alcohol, controlling their weight, eating a healthy diet, and maintaining healthy blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Read more »

 

Music for dementia 2020 logo Music for Dementia 2020

Music for Dementia 2020 is campaigning to make music free for people living with dementia by 2020. Led by The Utley Foundation, the campaign is a direct and positive response to the Commission into Dementia and Music report What would life be – without a song and dance, what are we?. Read more »

 

Dementia Commissioning know how guide Dementia Commissioning know how guide

This resource aims to enable Clinical Commissioning Groups to achieve and maintain dementia diagnosis rate of at least two-thirds of the estimated number of people with dementia, and improve the quality of and access to post diagnostic care for people living with dementia and their carers. Read more »

 

Dementia Roadmap The Dementia Roadmap

The Dementia Roadmap provides high quality information about the dementia journey alongside local information about services, support groups and resources to assist primary care staff to more effectively support people with dementia and cognitive impairment, their families and carers. Read more »

 

What is delirium Delirium awareness video

Delirium in older adults often goes unrecognised by health care professionals and can be poorly managed. This video was produced with the aim of improving recognition and management of delirium in any healthcare setting. Read more »

 

John’s Campaign John’s Campaign

John’s Campaign is about the right of people who care for someone living with dementia to be able to stay with them – and the right of people with dementia to be able to have a family carer stay with them. Read more »

 

Implementation guide and resource pack for dementia care Implementation guide and resource pack for dementia care

This guide aims to set out the policy drivers and strategic context for transforming dementia care, and why it is of importance to commissioners, providers and sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) in supporting delivery of a number of objectives in the Department of Health’s Prime Minister’s challenge on dementia 2020, published February 2015, which complements the aims of the Five Year Forward View, published in October 2014. Read more »

 

National Audit of Dementia - third report National Audit of Dementia – third report

The National Audit of Dementia (NAD) (care in general hospitals) measures the performance of general hospitals against criteria relating to care delivery which are known to impact upon people with dementia while in hospital. The third audit collected data between April and November 2016. Read more »

 

NHS England Dementia: Good Care Planning

This guide is aimed at primary care and commissioners, particularly GPs, who provide care plan reviews. It is designed to help improve care planning in dementia by supporting a standardised approach, highlighting good practice, ensuring alignment with relevant crosscondition care plans and help to reduce local variation in the process. Read more »

 

How living with dementia could be How living with dementia could be

This short animated video highlights how living with dementia could be through the ‘well pathway for dementia’. It shows the importance of a holistic partnership approach to supporting the person with dementia, their families and carers within local communities. Read more »

 

Dementia Atlas Dementia Atlas

The Dementia Atlas is an interactive map that plots data about dementia care and support, allowing people to compare the quality of dementia care across the country. Read more »

 

Fix dementia care - NHS and care homes Fix dementia care – NHS and care homes

This report published by the Alzheimer’s Society marks the second phase of a campaign looking at the experiences of people with dementia in a range of health and care settings. It contains the results of a survey of care home managers and the voices of people with dementia, their families and carers. Read more »

 

Engage & Create Engage & Create

Engage & Create is a not-for-profit organisation that uses creativity and conversation to improve the quality of life for people with dementia and those that care for them. Read more »

 

House of Memories House of Memories

House of Memories is an award-winning training programme, run by the Museum of Liverpool, which targets the carers of people living with dementia. It provides participants with information about dementia and equips them with the practical skills and knowledge to facilitate a positive quality of life experience for people living with dementia. Read more »

 

Playlist for Life Playlist for Life

Being able to respond to music is the one thing dementia cannot destroy. Playlist for Life encourages families and caregivers to create a playlist of personally meaningful music on an iPod for people with dementia. Read more »