Introducing a Dementia Support Service

NHS England| July 2018 | The Atlas of Shared Learning

NHS England have released a case study highlighting the work of mental health nurses in Somerset, who have established a new community-based Intensive Dementia Support Service (IDSS). It has had a significant positive impact on patients, carers and colleagues – providing interventions at point of crisis in the person’s usual place of residency, with the aim of reducing admissions to an older person’s mental health ward.

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The full case study details are at NHS England

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