The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published this quality standard “QS30: Supporting people to live well with dementia”, which covers the care and support of people with dementia. QS30 applies to social care settings and services working with, and caring for, people with dementia. It should be used together with the NICE 2010 Dementia Quality Standard (QS1).
Read more: Supporting people to live well with dementia.
The main section headings in “QS30: Supporting people to live well with dementia” are:
- Introduction and overview.
- List of quality statements.
- Quality statement 1: Discussing concerns about possible dementia.
- Quality statement 2: Choice and control in decisions.
- Quality statement 3: Reviewing needs and preferences.
- Quality statement 4: Leisure activities of interest and choice.
- Quality statement 5: Maintaining and developing relationships.
- Quality statement 6: Physical and mental health and wellbeing.
- Quality statement 7: Design and adaptation of housing.
- Quality statement 8: Planning and evaluating services.
- Quality statement 9: Independent advocacy.
- Quality statement 10: Involvement and contribution to the community.
- Using the quality standard.
- Development sources.
- Related NICE quality standards.
- Quality standard for dementia.
- About this quality standard.
QS30 Supporting people to live well with dementia: information for patients. London: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), April 3rd 2013.
Implementation Tools and Resources
[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 7, May 2013].