Practice nurse - assessment and care planning

The role of the Practice Nurse will be varied depending on the context. Overall the Practice Nurse has a role in:

  • Promoting dementia prevention and risk reduction in health assessments and GP management plans
  • Providing education and support from first concern to post diagnosis and across the dementia pathways
  • Developing chronic disease management plans within the context of cognitive impairment

The following section provides a structure for assessing the impact of cognitive impairment on health, well-being, and activities of daily living in the context of care planning.