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British Standards Institute (BSI)

Local Dementia Friendly Communities: Guidance for Councils (LGA)

Summary Guidance has been released by the Local Government Association (LGA), in collaboration with the Innovations in Dementia community interest company, which explains the responsibility of councils in helping to support people with dementia through the creation of local dementia … Continue reading

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Movement Towards Better Understanding, Respect and Support for People With Dementia (BSI / Department of Health / Dementia Challenge)

Summary The British Standards Institute (BSI) and Alzheimer’s Society are working jointly to codify a standard benchmark for all communities wishing to work towards becoming dementia-friendly. The aim of PAS 1365 is to define exactly what constitutes a dementia friendly community; this will … Continue reading

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Dementia Care Mapping: a New BSI Standard for Person-Centred Care

[This article first appeared in: Dementia Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 6 January 2011]. Abstract Proper care for dementia sufferers should be offered by all healthcare providers including care homes, hospitals and support facilities. The British Standards Institute (BSI) has developed a new … Continue reading

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PAS 800: Use of Dementia Care Mapping for Improved Person-Centred Care in a Care Provider Organization

Summary Proper care for dementia sufferers should be offered by all healthcare providers including care homes, hospitals and support facilities. The British Standards Institute (BSI) has developed a new set of standards and guidelines to help promote this end. This Publicly Available … Continue reading

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BSI Guidance: Key to Improving Dementia Care (British Standards Institute)

Summary The number of people living with dementia is expected to rise dramatically in the next twenty years, so it is essential that proper care is offered by healthcare providers, including care homes, hospitals and support facilities. The British Standards … Continue reading

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