The London dementia needs assessment describes the population at risk of dementia, highlighting particular characteristics relevant to London.
It aims to support the development of commissioning strategies, Joint Strategic Needs Assessment, and Health and Wellbeing Strategic Plans. It sets out the following model of needs assessment (Brotherton, P. 2009)
- Population describing the population at risk of dementia
- Epidemiology estimating the current incidence and prevalence of dementia
- Services summarising key service requirements as laid out in the national dementia strategy and consider their implications for London
- Future needs forecasting future incidence and prevalence
Download: London dementia needs assessment