Fourth round of audit (2018-2019)

NAD Round 4 (2018-2019)

If you've got any questions please contact the project team.

NAD Round 4 2018-2019

Data collection for round 4 has now closed. 


Data collection for round 4 is now closed and the report will be released in Spring 2019.

View the outline timetable for Round 4 (pdf).

Round 4 standards

Round 4 will mostly be a repeat of Round 3, with some additions and changes based on feedback from participants, Service User Review Panels and the Steering Group.

View the Round 4 standards (pdf) that will be audited during this round of the National Audit of Dementia.

Data collection tools in Round 4

As in Round 3, Round 4 will have:

Guidance for data collection tools

Questionnaire timeline and tally sheet

We've made a suggested timeline for hospitals preparing to hand out the questionnaires and the tally sheet for the carer questionnaire. Please contact us to receive an emailed copy of the carer questionnaire total distribution spreadsheet, if you've not received this already.

Scoring guidance

Scoring was used in Round 3 of the audit. This will be repeated in Round 4 for easy comparison between hospitals on the different themes of the audit. The Round 4 National Report will compare results and scores for each hospital with the results from Round 3. See the guidance for the scoring system (pdf).



Average hospital scores across England and Wales (NAD Round 3)


Round 4 includes a spotlight audit module with data collection in 2019.

This is likely to be the module on psychotropic medication prescription.

This module will form part of the Quality Account in 2019 and we will let you know about the timeline and asked registration for this separately (in Autumn 2018).

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