Dementia Care Pathway: Implementation Guide and Resources (NCCMH / NHS England)

Summary

The National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health (NCCMH) has released guidance concerning the dementia care pathway. This is designed to ensure people living with dementia or mild cognitive impairment receive timely diagnosis followed by post-diagnostic support / treatment.

“The full implementation guidance outlines the dementia care pathway and associated benchmarks to support improvements in the delivery and quality of care and support, for people living with dementia and their families and carers”.

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Reference

National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health. The Dementia Care Pathway. Full implementation guidance. London: National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health / Royal College of Psychiatrists, August 2018.

There is also a shorter guide from NHS England, summarising the pathway, commissioning / service development considerations and benchmarks, with an overview of policy context:

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Reference

Implementation guide and resource pack for dementia care. Leeds: Older People’s Mental Health and Dementia; NHS England, July 17th 2018. Publications Gateway Reference No. 06950.

There are further appendices:

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Reference

National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health. The Dementia Care Pathway. Appendices and helpful resources. London: National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health / Royal College of Psychiatrists, August 2018.

NCCMH’s Involvement in Other Mental Health Care Pathways

Note: The NCCMH has published guidance on several other mental health care pathways, intended to support the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health, which include:

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