The Royal College of Psychiatry has produced some guidance on the use of outcome measures in Older Adult services called 'Individual patient outcome measures recommended for use in older people’s mental health.'
Please note that this guidance was written in October 2012 and so predates the Faculty guidance on use of the MMSE and ACE-R.
FPoP: 12th Dec 2012 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.