Diagnosing Well in Carlisle

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This case study at an innovative service model focusing on patients by putting mental health nurses at the forefront of service delivery.



The service was redesigned this way to meet the challenges of increasing demand, personnel shortages and funding pressure. The model has now been adopted elsewhere in Cumbria Partnership NHSFT.

This forms part of the Dementia Best Practice Repository in showcasing best practice for dementia care in the diagnosing well part of the dementia well pathway.