This page contains information, links and resources for prescribing in Dementia

NHS Somerset Deprescribing webpage – This section has helpful resources and links to aid deprescribing, including STOPP START. This should be a planned and supervised process involving prescriber, patient and carer to ensure medicines that are no longer needed are stopped safely.

UKMi Q&A How to minimise the risks of medication errors with rivastigmine patches

Medicines that may cause cognitive impairment

Specialist Pharmacy Service: Summary of prescribing recommendations from NICE guidance – This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of Dementia.

Somerset Dementia Wellbeing ServiceDementia Support Somerset- provided by Alzheimer's Society. More information can be found on the Somerset Dementia Wellbeing Service website.