Tag Archives: Dementia Care Workload

New Dementia Diagnosis Data Collection Requirements for GPs (HSCIC)

Summary Data on dementia diagnoses is collected to support the National Dementia Strategy. The aim of improving diagnosis rates was specified in the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge and the NHS Mandate. The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) has … Continue reading

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Dementia Care Impeded by Workload (RCN)

Summary An RCN survey reveals improved recognition of patient needs, but low staffing levels in some care environments prevent best practice. Erin Dean reports. Full Text Link (Note: A subscription to the RCN’s Nursing Standard is required to view – or even … Continue reading

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