Health Secretary unveils plans for safer 7 day dementia service
A 7 day NHS, and helping people live well with the dementia, will help make UK the most dementia friendly society in the world by 2020.
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has recenty published the dementia implementation plan which will empower people with dementia and their family through improved care and transparency.
As part of the government’s aim of building a higher-quality NHS for patients, with safer care throughout the week, the dementia implementation plan will make sure:
for the first time, people with dementia and their families will benefit from greater transparency and will be able to compare the quality of dementia care in their local area
the Care Quality Commission will include standards of dementia care in their inspections to make sure services are safer for people with dementia 7 days a week
every person with dementia will receive a personalised care plan
Download the Dementia Implementation Plan here