Dementia Revealed: Dementia Guide / Toolkit for GPs (NHS England / Department of Health / RCGP)

Summary

NHS England has a commitment to improve dementia diagnosis rates. NHS England has published a guide to help GPs perform better on the timely diagnosis of dementia and to offer advice on post-diagnostic support for the person with the diagnosis or their carer(s), including emotional support and practical task-based help and specific interventions such as cognitive stimulation therapy. This broad-ranging guide is also described as the new Dementia Toolkit.

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NHS England Chief Executive committed to improving dementia diagnosis. London: NHS England, September 10th 2014.

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Barrett, E. [and] Burns, A. (2014). Dementia revealed. What primary care needs to know: a primer for general practice. Prepared in partnership by NHS England and Hardwick CCG with the support of the Department of Health and Royal College of General Practitioners. London: NHS England / RCGP, July 16th 2014.

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