Dementia Change Action Network
Personalising dementia care,
Collaborating for change
DCAN harnesses the power of networks to tackle key challenges for people living with dementia, together.
We do this through #DementiaCan Enquiries, which unite us around priorities for personalised care – and you could get involved.
Become a member
DCan is for people with dementia and people working in dementia related roles in health, social care, charities, communities and academia.
We’re free to join and open to all. Let’s make personalised dementia care happen, together. Become a member today.
What is Universal Personalised Care?
Universal Personal Care is an NHS England and Improvement plan laying out how personalised care will be implemented across England. DCAN will help the NHS understand how to ensure these universal changes benefit the lives of people with dementia and those who love and care for them.
The report explores a place-based approach in York and Wakefield and examines how best to align link worker and capacity building activities with optimum success. It highlights best practice and offers helpful tools and guidance to health and local authority...
What are we doing? Along with the dementia policy team at NHS England and NHS Improvement I’m working with DCAN to: find out what support is important to people experiencing memory problems while they wait for an appointment at a memory service, and share information...