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Improving the quality of dementia care

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Brain scan of a dementia patient

How can NICE recommendations improve the quality of care for those diagnosed with dementia? Professor Gillian Leng, Deputy Chief Executive and Health and Social Care Director for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), shares her views on their latest impact report on dementia care.

Learning disability, dementia and the support to live well with both

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As the life expectancy of people with learning disabilities increase, so too does their risk of developing conditions such as dementia. Emma Killick, Director of Adult Services for learning disabilities charity MacIntyre  explains how her organisation is working to raise …

New mental health, dementia and neurology networks provide the tools for better health

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Social Care News is pleased to report that Public Health England (PHE)'s National Mental Health Dementia and Neurology Intelligence Networks successfully launched last week. The networks support the delivery of improved physical and mental wellbeing services in local areas and …