Dementia Diagnosis Competence Map

Dementia Diagnosis Competence MapDementia Diagnosis Competence Map sets out the competences required to inform screen, assessment, and diagnosis of dementia, and thereby inform the commissioning of diagnosis pathways and services.

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This should be read in conjuction with Caring, compassionate, skilled – transforming the dementia workforce and the associated commissioners checklist.

The map and associated pathway draw upon the NICE dementia diagnosis and assessment pathway and sets out the steps in the first and second of these models, with the aim of contributing towards increasing the rate of timely diagnosis. The national occupational standards (NOS) are from Skills for Health, .