Know How


!NEW! Dementia Commissioning Know How Guide 

The objective of this resource is to enable CCGs to successfully deliver against key business priorities for dementia: to achieve and maintain dementia diagnosis rate of at least two-thirds of the estimated number of people with dementia, and improve the quality of and access to post diagnostic care for people living with dementia and their carers. 
The Know How Guide is packed full of usefull information and links to documents, case studies and tools to help to achieve commissioning ambitions.  Access the interactive PDF HERE


NICE Guidance Webinar

Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with
dementia and their carers NICE guideline NG97
Link to the guidance
If you missed the webinar held on the 18th October you can catch up on it


Neuro-imaging Guidance in the assessment of Dementia

The Yorkshire and the Humber Dementia and Older People's Mental Health Clinical Network published version 1.0 of this guidance in January 2015.

The guidance has been updated with support and input from a range of professionals, including old age psychiatrists, physicians, radiologists, senior nurses and a GP, with version 2.0 published in March 2018; this guidance can be found below:


Yorkshire and Humber Neuroimaging Guidance in Dementia 2018.



Structural Versus Functional Scanning

Scan Requests

Screening Questions for Assessment Proforma

NHS England Neuro-Sciences Specialised Neurology Specification

National Tariff 2018/19



About us:

As an CN we work with clinical commissioning groups, local authority commissioners and service providers across the Yorkshire and Humber region to improve the quality of care and services for people living with dementia and their carers. 


Online discussion forum

We are pleased to announce the dementia SCN now has an online discussion forum. In the top right hand corner of the home page is an orange button called ‘Forum’. Click on the forum button and follow the link to register. Please view these brief instructions to assist.


















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