Tag Archives: Memory Services National Accreditation Programme

Best Practice in Memory Services (NHS England / NHS Improving Quality)

Summary The “Best Practice in Memory Services: Learning from across England” report presents the findings from visits to memory services led by Alistair Burns (National Clinical Director for Dementia at NHS England) with help from NHS Improving Quality. The memory … Continue reading

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Assessing the Quality of Memory Services (BMJ / CCQI)

Summary This article discusses work underway to assess the quality of memory services across the UK as the provision of these services expands. The Royal College of Psychiatrists has launched the Memory Services National Accreditation Programme (MSNAP), which adopts a three … Continue reading

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Unlocking Early Diagnosis: Improving the Lives of People With Dementia (All-Party Parliamentary Group on Dementia / Alzheimer’s Society)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary Approximately just 43% of people with dementia in the UK receive a formal diagnosis and previous research has shown that … Continue reading

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The British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT) and College of Occupational Therapists (COT) (Dementia Action Alliance)

Summary The British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT) and College of Occupational Therapists (COT) are the professional body and trade union for occupational therapy staff, researchers, educators and students in the United Kingdom. COT supports its members in regard to: … Continue reading

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