Tag Archives: Dementia Quality Standards

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; … Continue reading

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Commissioning Home Care for Older People Guide (SCIE)

Summary Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)’s “Commissioning Home Care for Older People” guide has been designed to help commissioners improve the assessment, planning, contracting and monitoring of home care services for older people with complex needs. This guide may also … Continue reading

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Dementia Care Audit: Care Homes Pilot (SCIE)

Summary The Department of Health has commissioned the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP), jointly with Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), to carry-out a pilot study into whether social care providers find care audits useful, and how such audits might … Continue reading

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Consultation on Mental Wellbeing of Older People in Residential Care (NICE)

Summary The draft National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) quality standard on the “Mental Wellbeing of Older People in Residential Care” is available for preview and consultation. “The draft standard, which is available to view on the NICE website … Continue reading

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Dementia Quality Standard (NICE Web Page, 2010)

Summary This web page on the NICE “Dementia quality standard” includes sections on: Appropriately trained staff. Memory assessment services. Written and verbal information. Assessment and personalised care plan. Decision making. Emotional, psychological and social needs of carers. Non-cognitive symptoms and … Continue reading

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NICE Quality Standards (Quick Summary)

Summary These Quality Standards first appeared in the structure of the NICE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) Quality Standards Programme document, “Quality Standard for Dementia” (2010). The quality statements are as follows (quote): People with dementia receive care from staff … Continue reading

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