This quality standard covers preventing dementia, and assessment, management and health and social care support for people with dementia. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

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This quality standard updates and replaces the NICE quality standards on dementia: support in health and social care (QS1) and dementia: independence and wellbeing (QS30).