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Dementia: independence and wellbeing [QS30]

Measuring the use of this guidance

Statement: 2

People with dementia, with the involvement of their carers, have choice and control in decisions affecting their care and support.

Quality standard measure: Feedback from carers of people with dementia that the person they support has choice and control in decisions affecting their care and support.
What was measured: Proportion of carers on admission, that were included in discussions about their loved one’s care and treatment
Data collection end: June 2017
50%
Area covered: England
Source: Dementia care in hospitals: from the perspective of carers (2018). National Federation of Women’s Institutes

Quality standard measure: Feedback from carers of people with dementia that the person they support has choice and control in decisions affecting their care and support.
What was measured: "Proportion of carers that believed that staff did not listen to and, where appropriate, act on the information they provided about their loved one "
Data collection end: June 2017
37%
Area covered: England
Source: Dementia care in hospitals: from the perspective of carers (2018). National Federation of Women’s Institutes



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