Interdisciplinary clinic for adults with early onset dementia in a mental health NHS Trust

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Authors: Thompson, S., Coates, T.D., Chaabane, F., Cherry, P., Collins, L., Pennicott, H., Watson, F. and Rogan, N.

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Journal: Clinical Gerontologist

Volume: 29

Pages: 99-104

ISSN: 0731-7115

DOI: 10.1300/J018v29n04_07

clinic to assess, diagnose and initiate treatment for people under the age of 65 years who have dementia or cognitive dysfunction not attributable to head injury was established for a 6-month trial period and operated under the title "Adult Cognitive Assessment Team" (ACAT). This service was established and delivered by professionals from the "Older Persons Mental Health Services" directorate who had particular interests and expertise in this area of care. Evaluation of patient outcome and of the impact of this new service provision informed service providers and planners. The success of the clinic has encouraged this NHS Trust to continue the clinic for a further period and to develop and improve upon service provision and patient care by additionally providing education and consultancy.

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Authors: Thompson, S.B.N., Coates, T.D., Cha√Ębane, F., Cherry, P., Collins, L., Pennicott, H., Watson, F. and Rogan, N.

Journal: Clinical Gerontologist

Volume: 29

Issue: 4

Pages: 99-104

eISSN: 1545-2301

ISSN: 0731-7115

DOI: 10.1300/J018v29n04_07

A clinic to assess, diagnose and initiate treatment for people under the age of 65 years who have dementia or cognitive dysfunction not attributable to head injury was established for a 6-month trial period and operated under the title "Adult Cognitive Assessment Team" (ACAT). This service was established and delivered by professionals from the "Older Persons Mental Health Services" directorate who had particular interests and expertise in this area of care. Evaluation of patient outcome and of the impact of this new service provision informed service providers and planners. The success of the clinic has encouraged this NHS Trust to continue the clinic for a further period and to develop and improve upon service provision and patient care by additionally providing education and consultancy. © 2006 by The Haworth Press, Inc. All rights reserved.

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