New Dementia Quality Standard (NICE)

Summary

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)’s “Dementia Quality Standard (QS184)” is intended to improve: dementia diagnosis rates; the wait time between referral and diagnosis; reductions in hospital admissions, avoidable care home admissions  and length of hospital stay; provision of more suitable treatments for distressed behaviour and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD); and the general quality of life and wellbeing for patients and their carers. The main section headings / quality statements in this quality standard comprise:

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Reference

NICE (2019). Dementia: quality standard (QS184). London: National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), June 28th 2019.

There are two associated NICE interactive flowcharts:

  1. Dementia NICE Care Pathway.
  2. Dementia, disability and frailty in later life: mid-life approaches to delay or prevent onset NICE Care Pathway.

About Dementia and Elderly Care News

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