Diagnosing Dementia (Key Information Sheet)
  • Signs of dementia
  • How to seek a diagnosis
  • What's involved?
  • Referral to a specialist
  • What brain scans might be used?
  • What next?

 

 

 

 

 

Dementia - What to expect after diagnosis (Key Information Sheet)
  • Your care plan
  • Help for you and those who care for you
  • Medical treatment and visits to hospital
  • Making decisions about the future
  • Local organisations that can help
  • Care in the later stages

 

 

 

 

 

NHS Continuing Health Care (CHC) in Wales (Summary Sheet)
  • What is NHS CHC in Wales?
  • How does it work?
  • Who is eligible?
  • A brief overview of the system

 

 

 

 

 

NHS Continuing Health Care in Northern Ireland (Summary Sheet)

Giving a general overview of:

  • How NHS CHC operates in Northern Ireland
  • How needs are assessed
  • Health and Personal Social Services (HPSS) payments for nursing care
  • Recent developments and consultations

Accessing NHS Continuing Health Care (Comprehensive guide)
  • Updated in line with the revised National Framework (October 2018)
  • Explains in detail the process for being assessed for NHS CHC
  • Understanding the background and the basics
  • Getting to grips with the assessment process
  • Challenging decisions
  • Retrospective assessments
  • Understanding the law relating to NHS CHC
  • Case histories
  • Common questions
  • Further information, key guidance documents and useful organisations

 

 

 

 

 

NHS Continuing Health Care system in England (Flow Chart)

Flow chart showing the decision making process of the NHS CHC system in England.

 

 

 

 

 

Hospital based complex clinical care - Scotland

Summary sheet giving a general overview of:

  • who can be considered for complex clinical care
  • What is the basis of assessment
  • Who is responsible for the assessment
  • Dispute resolution if there is disagreement between professionals, or between professionals and the patient