Resources for GPs

Are you a GP? Get resources and information about how to support people affected by dementia.

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Access further information and resources which may be of use to GPs.

Support for people with dementia and their carers

You may want to refer people with dementia and their carers to some of our information and services listed below.

Other helpful resources

  • Cognitive assessment toolkit - developed by a team of experts and supported by the Department of Health, this toolkit can be used to assess cognitive function.
  • Dementia friendly signage - signage that can be downloaded and printed to help make your environment dementia friendly.
  • BMJ learning module on the management of dementia in primary care, produced in association with Alzheimer's Society.
  • DeAR-GP is a simple paper based case-finding tool which has been designed for use by care workers to identify people who are showing signs of dementia.
  • GP practices can use our dementia friendly GP checklist to identify changes that can be made within your practice to better support people with dementia.
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