Dr Elizabeth Kendrick describes the latest NICE guidance on supporting people with dementia and their carers. The module outlines what’s new in the guidance, what to do differently in practice, which drugs are currently recommended for managing Alzheimer’s disease, the importance of person-centred care for patients with dementia and consideration of the needs of carers.
Guidance: NICE guidance CG42. Dementia: supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care. Updated September 2016.