Reports and Guidelines

National Dementia Care Strategies – United Kingdom

Living Well With Dementia: A National Dementia Strategy (2009)
Living Well With Dementia: Good Practice Compendium (2011)
NICE Guideline: Assessment and Prevention of Falls in Older People

Scotland’s National Dementia Strategy 2010

National Dementia Vision for Wales

Northern Ireland
Improving Dementia Services in Northern Ireland (2011)


This report from the Alzheimers Society provides new evidence on the key issues affecting people with dementia living in care homes. The report summarises evidence from surveys of family members, care home staff and people with dementia about their views on care in care homes.

Government briefing paper from the British Psychological Society: Alternatives to antipsychotic medication: Psychological approaches in managing psychological and behavioural distress in people with dementia (2013)

Alzheimer’s Society Dementia Guide: Living Well After Diagnosis (August 2013) – This guide is the first of its kind to provide the information you need after a diagnosis of dementia. It offers advice to help people come to terms with their diagnosis and plan ahead and enable them to live well with the condition.