Chapter 2. The Current State of Dementia Care in the UK

  1. Sube Banerjee and
  2. Vanessa Lawrence

Published Online: 6 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470725498.ch2

Managing Dementia in a Multicultural Society

Managing Dementia in a Multicultural Society

How to Cite

Banerjee, S. and Lawrence, V. (2010) The Current State of Dementia Care in the UK, in Managing Dementia in a Multicultural Society, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470725498.ch2

Author Information

  1. The David Goldberg Centre, The Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 9 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470723531

Online ISBN: 9780470725498

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Keywords:

  • dementia care - and current status in the UK;
  • dementia, most severe and devastating illnesses faced;
  • dementia, terminal disorder - people living with dementia years after diagnosis;
  • National Audit Office - problem identifiction in systems of health and social care for dementia;
  • NICE/SCIE clinical guideline on dementia;
  • lowest and highest functioning PCTs - 30-fold variation in activity;
  • policy framework - services for people with dementia, being complex;
  • dementia and service improvement needs - acknowledgement of challenges;
  • Care Services Improvement Partnership's (CSIP);
  • dementia care improvement, a national priority - in 2008/9 NHS Operating Framework

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Dementia – an emerging priority

  • The policy framework

  • The National Dementia Strategy for England