Tag Archives: Guideline on Supporting People with Dementia and Their Carers in Health and Social Care

Reducing Antipsychotic Prescriptions for Dementia in Primary Care (HSJ / NHS London)

Summary The Dementia and Prescribing Antipsychotic Project, run by London-based CCGs, helped to reduce prescribing levels by between 48% and 77%. The project aimed to raise awareness of the risks of antipsychotic prescribing for behavioural and psychological symptoms in dementia. … Continue reading

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Baseline Assessment Tool on Dementia (NICE)

Summary An Excel spreadsheet (the “Baseline assessment tool on Dementia”) has been released by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to help organisations identify how well they comply with practice recommended in NICE guidance. It is intended … Continue reading

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NICE–SCIE Guideline on Supporting People with Dementia and Their Carers in Health and Social Care (National Clinical Practice Guideline Number 42)

Summary This guideline makes recommendations on Alzheimer’s disease, dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), frontotemporal dementia, vascular dementia and mixed dementias, in addition to recommendations that apply to all types of dementia. This comprehensive 2006/2007 guideline covers: The social model of dementia … Continue reading

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