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National Audit of Dementia Care in General Hospitals: Spotlight Audit on the Assessment of Delirium (HQIP / RCP / JGCR)

Summary The Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) has published a spotlight audit on delirium in the care received by people with dementia in general hospitals in England and Wales. This audit finds: A large proportion (32%) of patients with dementia admitted … Continue reading

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Standards for the Care of Patients with Dementia in Acute Hospitals (CHKS)

Summary CHKS was assisted by the Alzheimer’s Society in developing their assurance programme specifying standards for the care of patients with dementia in acute settings. This programme combines a framework of standards concerning the organisational structure and processes in acute … Continue reading

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Updated National Audit of Dementia (BBC News / Royal College of Psychiatrists)

Summary The National Audit of Dementia, by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, which has looked at data from 210 hospitals across England and Wales, and included a review of case notes for 8,000 patients with dementia, has found some improvements since the … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Evaluation Report Published for Excellent Care in a Dementia Friendly Acute Hospital (University of Worcester, Association for Dementia Studies)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary We have just this week learned that the final evaluation of the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project … Continue reading

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Prescribing of Antipsychotics for Dementia Patients Declined Sharply in England 2006-2011 (Health and Social Care Information Centre)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary The percentage of dementia patients being prescribed antipsychotic drugs fell sharply over the period 2006-2011 according to a statistical report … Continue reading

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National Audit of Dementia Care in General Hospitals 2011: Full Report (Royal College of Psychiatrists)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary The first full report of the National Audit of Dementia across 210 hospitals in England and Wales, by the Royal College … Continue reading

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First Report of the National Audit of Dementia (BBC News / Royal College of Psychiatrists)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary The national audit of dementia care across 210 hospitals in England and Wales, by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, has found … Continue reading

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Care in General Hospitals (National Audit of Dementia)

Summary The National Audit of Dementia works with hospitals providing general acute inpatient services to measure the criteria relating to care delivery which are known to impact on people with dementia admitted to hospital. Criteria include: Policies and governance in … Continue reading

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National Audit of Dementia: Care in General Hospitals

[This article first appeared in: Dementia Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 6 January 2011]. Abstract This interim report presents the key findings from an analysis of hospital-level data collected as part of the National Audit of Dementia. The report covers the … Continue reading

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National Audit of Dementia (Care in General Hospitals): Preliminary Findings of the Core Audit

Summary The Royal College of Psychiatrists has released details of its report on dementia care in hospitals. The National Audit of Dementia (interim report) involved two strands. Firstly, the hospitals involved were asked about their policies, care processes and procedures that … Continue reading

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