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MSNAP newsletter issue 10
Issue 10 of the MSNAP newsletter has been released. This issue
includes a day in the life of a dementia adviser, information about
setting up Cognitive Stimulation Therapy (CST) groups, and an
article about Advance Care Planning in dementia. The newsletter can
be downloaded from our resources
Special offer on membership
9 April 2014
We are pleased to announce that we're now able to offer a
price cut on MSNAP membership of £500 - one year's full membership
now costs £1900+VAT, or £6840+VAT for four-year membership.
This offer applies to all members joining from 9 April 2014, and
all existing members whose subscriptions expire in 2014.
The cost of affiliate membership remains at £500+VAT for
5th national Memory Services Forum - registrations now
28 March 2014
Registrations are now open for the 5th national Memory Services
Forum which will be taking place on Monday 29th September
2014 at 21 Prescot Street, London.
To download a registration form for the event please click
Further information can be found on our 2014 forum page. The full programme will be
MSNAP Fourth Edition Standards published
19 March 2014
The fourth edition of the MSNAP standards has now been published
and is available to download here.
A few new standards have been added and some other standards
have been modified or deleted.
The main changes to the standards are:
- The psychosocial interventions standards have been amalgamated
into the main standards so there are no longer 2 separate modules.
All member services will now be assessed against all
- We have provided detailed guidance on where to find the
information for the quality indicators.
5th national Memory Services Forum
6 February 2014
We are pleased to announce that the 5th national Memory Services
Forum will be taking place in London on Monday 29th
September 2014. Further details can be found on our
2014 forum page.
MSNAP Newsletter Issue 9
19 December 2013
Issue 9 of the MSNAP newsletter has now been released which
includes a day in the life of a psychologist, information from
DeNDRoN about their RAFT programme, and some details of our plans
for 2014. The newsletter can be downloaded from
our resources page.
English National Memory Clinics Audit report published
29 November 2013
In summer 2013, Sophie Hodge and Emma Hailey conducted an
audit of memory clinics in England on
behalf of the Department of Health. This audit aimed to build on
the NHS Information Centre's previous audit, and respond to the key
commitments laid out in the Prime Minister's Challenge on
This audit covers waiting times, funding, capacity, involvement
in research, and other domains. It includes key findings and
recommendations for memory clinics.
Please visit the audit webpage to
download the report or view the interactive map.
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