Easy access to care

Objective 4: Enabling easy access to care, support and advice following diagnosis.

A new role of ‘dementia advisor’ will be created to facilitate easy access to appropriate support and advice for individuals and their carers.

Summary of the final caring for our future engagement workshop

The final workshop in the Caring for our future engagement brought together the discussion leaders and reference group members to articulate their vision for care and support in 2025 and identify the practical steps required to achieve that vision. Read more → – Summary of the final caring for our future engagement workshop

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A guide to setting up a memory café

This guidance written by David Light and Jim Delves explains what a memory café is and offers tips on how to set up and deliver one. Read more → – A guide to setting up a memory café

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UK directory of memory cafés

This online directory, developed by Andy Francis, enables anyone to locate a Memory café or Alzheimer’s café in the UK by region or county. Read more → – UK directory of memory cafés

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Shared care protocol for patients on acetylcholinesterase inhibitors

NHS North Yorkshire and York have developed a shared care protocol between primary and secondary care so that if the patients on acetylcholinesterase inhibitors (AChEI) are stable they can be transferred back to the GP who will provide a yearly review of their AChEI as part of their routine dementia QOF. Read more → – Shared care protocol for patients on acetylcholinesterase inhibitors

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Dementia advisor demonstrator sites

The dementia advisor demonstrator sites will assess different ways of delivering this new type of service efficiently. Read more → – Dementia advisor demonstrator sites

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