Tag Archives: Eight Common Core Principles for Supporting People with Dementia

Guidance on Prevention and Management of Challenging Behaviour in NHS Settings (NHS Protect)

Summary This document offers guidance for NHS staff on handling clinically-related challenging behaviour. It covers the management of patients’ distress and the provision of treatment in an environment which is safe for staff, patients and visitors. “Clinically related challenging behaviour, … Continue reading

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D:Kit Self-Assessment Resource Pack (DAA’s Right Care Call to Action to Create Dementia-Friendly Hospitals)

Summary The D:Kit Self-Assessment resource has been compiled using a comprehensive and up-to-date collection of resources in order to support acute hospitals in meeting the Dementia Action Alliance (DAA)‘s Right Care Call to Action to Create Dementia-Friendly Hospitals. It reflects the National CQUIN for … Continue reading

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Dementia Self-Assessment Tool for Care Home Managers (HSA Press)

Summary Progress for Providers is for managers of care homes supporting people with any type of dementia, at any stage. This document may help families of people with dementia looking for a care home and needing to assess different homes. … Continue reading

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Care Homes: Checking Progress in Delivery of Personalised Support for People With Dementia (HSA Press)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary This document from HSA Press is intended primarily for managers of care homes supporting people with dementia of all types, … Continue reading

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Adult Social Care Workforce Learning and Development Programme: £2.4m Funding (Department of Health / Skills for Care)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary The Department of Health has commissioned Skills for Care to help deliver a national learning and development programme for the … Continue reading

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Supporting Dementia Workers: a Manager’s Guide to Learning and Development for Social Care Workers Supporting People with Dementia (Skills for Care)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012]. Summary This guide is designed to assist managers in developing their workforce to enable them to provide high quality of care … Continue reading

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Dementia: a Public Health Priority (WHO / ADI)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary There are approximately 35.6 million people living with dementia worldwide today. This number is likely to double by 2030, and … Continue reading

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