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Clinical Psychology in the Early Stage Dementia Care Pathway

Clinical Psychology in the Early Stage Dementia Care Pathway

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Quick Overview

There are growing calls for action regarding timely diagnosis of dementia and post-diagnosis support. Making a diagnosis of dementia, however, can be a very complex process an receiving a diagnosis of dementia is a life-changing event.


Recognising the challenges inherent in responding effectively to the needs of people developing dementia and living with early-stage dementia, members of the Dementia Workstream of the British Psychological Society Faculty of the Psychology of Older People (FPOP) embarked on an initiative to provide evidence-based guidelines to support clinicians and clinical services.

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Contents

Foreword

Clinical Psychology in the Early Stage Dementia Care Pathway  

Early and timely intervention in dementia: Pre-assessment counselling 

Cognitive assessment of people who may be developing dementia

Communicating a diagnosis of dementia

Post-diagnostic support for people living with dementia

FPOP consultation with people living with dementia in the UK: A position paper

Glossary of terms

 

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