Monthly Archives: March 2011

New Cross Dementia Ward Transforming Dementia Patients’ Lives (Express & Star)

[A version of this news item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 9, April 2011]. Summary The unique multi-million pound hospital Physical Illness and Dementia Ward at Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals Trust (RWHT) is helping to transform the lives of dementia patients … Continue reading

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Excellent Care in a Dementia Friendly Acute Hospital (University of Worcester, Association for Dementia Studies)

[A version of this article appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 9, April 2011]. Introduction A project dedicated to improving acute hospital admission for older patients with dementia has the title “Delivering Excellence in Dementia Care in the Acute Hospital“. The … Continue reading

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Dementia Care Strategy (Wolverhampton City Council)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 10, May 2011]. Summary The Dementia Care Strategy, officially launched on Friday October 1st 2010, sets out proposals for Wolverhampton City Council and its partners to meet … Continue reading

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Local Dementia Care Arrangements Applauded by Department of Health (Wolverhampton City Council)

[A version of this article appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 9, April 2011]. Summary Work in Wolverhampton to meet national objectives for dementia care services has been applauded as an example of best practice. The Department of Health produced … Continue reading

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Government Launch Dementia Awareness Campaign (Wolverhampton News)

Summary A new government initiative has been established to help people spot the early signs of dementia in their friends and family. A publicity campaign will raise general awareness of the disease and encourage individuals to seek help and support in the early … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Society: Address / Contact Details in Wolverhampton

Brief Details The address and contact details of the Wolverhampton Office of the Alzheimer’s Society: Alzheimer’s Society, Wolverhampton Branch, 5 Chelston Drive, Newbridge, Wolverhampton, WV6 0LQ Tel: 01902 741 505 Email: admin@alzheimerswolverhampton.freeserve.co.uk Read more: Services in Wolverhampton: Alzheimer’s Society.

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Cafe Co-ordinator/Dementia Support Worker (Wolverhampton)

Summary A Café Co-ordinator/Dementia Support Worker is required to work in the Wolverhampton area (this information is dated, as of March 2011).  The person recruited will play a key role in facilitating the successful running of dementia cafés providing information & … Continue reading

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