Tag Archives: Assessments

Updated National Audit of Dementia (BBC News / Royal College of Psychiatrists)

Summary The National Audit of Dementia, by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, which has looked at data from 210 hospitals across England and Wales, and included a review of case notes for 8,000 patients with dementia, has found some improvements since the … Continue reading

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Royal British Legion Admiral Nursing Service (Guest Post: Lucy Chamberlain)

Summary The following information has been supplied to promote local awareness of the Admiral Nursing Service. Ben Upton, the local lead nurse, and Lucy Chamberlain can be contacted at: Admiral Nurse Service The Royal British Legion 4th Floor Metropolitan House … Continue reading

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Draft Care and Support Bill (HM Government)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary The draft Care and Support Bill proposes new simplified legislation covering adult care and support, replacing the existing more complex … Continue reading

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