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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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NICE Pathways for NICE Guidance

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary NICE Pathways is an online tool which brings together summaries of selected NICE guidelines, and related information, … Continue reading

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Maintaining and Improving Quality in the New Health System (National Quality Board)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This National Quality Board (NQB) report explains how quality will be maintained and improved from April … Continue reading

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Reducing the Risks of Venous Thromboembolism (VTE)

Summary Venous thromboembolic risk in hospital settings is a national concern, both generally and as a required component for the better care for patients suffering from dementia (i.e. a large proportion of the patients who may have been admitted for … Continue reading

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Synthesis of Outcomes Desired by People With Dementia and Their Carers

Purpose The table presented on this page attempts to map together 2 key sets of considerations: (1a) The relevant “National Dementia Strategy” (2009) objective(s), which were later developed into (1b) the quality outcome(s) required by people with dementia and their carers as outlined in the … 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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