The new Mandate aims to reflect the recommendations of the Francis Report and the inquiry into the abuse at Winterbourne View Hospital. The Mandate will also reflect the development of the vulnerable older people plan.
The link for the webpage is here:
The consultation focuses on proposed changes to the current objectives. These include:
- The target to have two-thirds of the estimated number of people with dementia to be given a diagnosis
- A priority to ensure acute and emergency care for people in mental health crisis
- New access and waiting time standards for mental health services and IAPT services
- New actions to ensure those with learning disabilities and autism receive safe and appropriate care
- New actions to reflect the recommendations of the Francis Inquiry
The consultation document can be found at:
There are 21 questions on this consultation. They are listed on pages 28-29 and are in the attached response form.
FPoP: 22nd Aug 2013 10:00:00
'Clinical Psychology in Early Stage Dementia Care Pathway' and 'A Guide to Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia'
Friday 5th December sees the launch at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Clinical Psychology Annual Conference in Glasgow of Clinical Psychology in Early Stage Dementia Care Pathway and A Guide to Psychosocial Interventions in Dementia.
FPoP endorse Dementia Research Leadership Programme
The Faculty of the Psychology of Older People is delighted to endorse the development of the Alzheimer's Society Dementia Research Leadership Programme.
NEW: Dementia Workstream DRAFT Documents
The Dementia Workstream has been busy over the past year and has now produced the initial drafts fort he main topics covered around teh process of preparing, counselling and supporting people at the time of diagnosis.
New IAPT National Advisor for Older appointed
Steve Davies has been appointed as IAPT National Advisor, Older People, on a day a week basis until the end of March 2014.
New Consultation - Department of Health: Refreshing the Mandate to NHS England: 2014 - 2015
The new Mandate aims to reflect the recommendations of the Francis Report and the inquiry into the abuse at Winterbourne View Hospital.