Development sources

Evidence sources

The document below contains clinical guideline recommendations or other recommendations that were used by the TEG to develop the quality standard statements and measures.

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) and the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) clinical guideline 42 Dementia: supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care (2006; NHS Evidence accredited).

Policy context

It is important that the quality standard is considered alongside current policy documents, including:

National Audit Office (2010) Improving dementia services in England: an Interim report.

Department of Health (2009) The use of antipsychotic medication for people with dementia: Time for action.

Department of Health (2009) Living well with dementia: a national dementia strategy.

National Audit Office (2007) Improving services and support for people with dementia.