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Dementia: independence and wellbeing – NICE Quality Standard 30

This quality standard covers supporting people with dementia to live well and maintain their independence. It sets out how high-quality social care services should be organised and what high-quality social care should include, so that the best support can be offered to people with dementia using social care services in England.

Dementia: supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care – NICE Clinical Guideline 42

This guideline covers preventing, diagnosing, assessing and managing dementia in health and social care, and includes recommendations on Alzheimer’s disease. It aims to improve care for people with dementia by promoting accurate diagnosis and the most effective interventions, and improving the organisation of services.

Depot Medication

Information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists about the different types of depot medication, what they are used for and how they are administered.

Depression

This Royal College of Psychiatrists leaflet is for anyone who is, or has been depressed. It describes what depression feels like, some of the help that is available, how you can help yourself and how to help someone else who is depressed. At the end of the leaflet, there is a list of other places where you can get further information.

Depression and Men

This Royal College of Psychiatrists leaflet is for any man who feels depressed and anyone whose husband, partner, brother, father and male friend seems depressed. It gives some basic facts about depression, how it can affect men, and how to get help.

Depression in adults – NICE Quality Standard 8

This quality standard covers the clinical assessment and management of depression in adults (aged 18 and over). It includes adults with persistent subthreshold depressive symptoms or mild, moderate or severe depression, including those who also have a chronic physical health problem.