Quality outcomes for people with dementia: building on the work of the national dementia strategy

Author:
GREAT BRITAIN. Department of Health
Publisher:
Great Britain. Department of Health
Publication year:
2010
Pagination:
22p.
Place of publication:
London

This document presents the Department of Health’s revised implementation plan for ‘Living well with dementia: A National Dementia Strategy’, published in February 2009 and updates the previous version of this document (July 2009). It sets out for health and social care localities and their delivery partners: the Department of Health’s role and its priorities during 2010/11 for supporting local delivery of and local accountability for the implementation of the Dementia Strategy; the Strategy’s fit with the new vision for the future of health and care as set out in the White Paper Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS; and it's fit with the consultation document 'Liberating the NHS: Transparency in outcomes - a framework for the NHS'. The Government’s stated commitment is to put patients and the public first; improve health and social care outcomes; ensure autonomy, accountability and democratic legitimacy and improve efficiency. This document is not prescriptive. The plan describes what the Department of Health considers its priorities for policy development in its role of enabler for continued progress in improving outcomes for people with dementia and their carers.

Subject terms:
local authorities, NHS, outcomes, planning, social care provision, dementia, good practice, government policy;
Content types:
practice guidance, government publication
Location(s):
United Kingdom
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