Attention is again drawn to the joint declaration, spanning “government, health, social care and the third sector” (announced earlier in January 2016), which aims to improve the quality of services for persons with dementia, and their families / carers.
“ …improving dementia diagnosis rates for dementia is of limited value if the correct support mechanisms are not in place”.
Dementia Declaration has potential for step change in care – Professor Alistair Burns. London: NHS England, March 7th 2016.
This relates to:
Policy paper. Dementia: post-diagnostic care and support. [Online]: Department of Health, January 8th 2016.
Possibly of interest:
Doctors urge chancellor to increase social care funding. London: BBC Health News, March 12th 2016.