Following a Diagnosis of Dementia: Information for Patients / Families and Friends Who are Carers (DHSC / SCIE)

Summary

Patient information is available, from the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), for persons diagnosed with dementia and those who care for them. Guidance on the support which can be expected covers:

  • The care plan.
  • The health care and social care services which might help.
  • The support available for family and friends who are carers.
  • Information about options to take part in research.

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Reference

After diagnosis of dementia: what to expect from health and care services. London: Department of Health and Social Care, May 17th 2018.

Information For Commissioners of Dementia Services

Commissioners of health and social care services involved in developing appropriate support arrangements locally may follow guidance available from the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) website.

The Full SCIE Dementia Resources Collection

The collection of Dementia-related resources at SCIE continues to evolve; top-level section headings of relevance here comprise:

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About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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