This is a summary document intended for Primary Care, taken from a more comprehensive document ‘Guidelines for the Management of Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD) in Primary and Secondary Care. This document should be accessed for additional resources such as the Leaflet for Care Home Staff, assessment forms and flow chart for responding to BPSD.
Information contained within this document is largely taken from the PrescQIPP toolkit ‘Reducing Antipsychotics in Dementia and documents available on the Alzheimer’s Society website.
Guidance on consensus approaches to managing Palliative Care Symptoms
The purpose of this guidance is to provide clarity on the approval process for the prescribing of the second-generation antipsychotic long-acting injections within Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust.