Improve recognition and diagnosis of dementia
About this activity
Use the QI template below to help you identify priority patients and increase your practice team’s knowledge of recognising and diagnosing dementia.
- Invite clinical staff to complete online training on recognising and diagnosing dementia in the general practice setting.
- Use Pen CAT4 to identify patients eligible for a 75+ health assessment.
- Incorporate cognitive function test in all health assessments (consider the validated screening instruments listed on HealthPathways).
- Create a register of patients with known dementia and those newly diagnosed and use the register to review management.
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