Mayor Opens New Cross Hospital Dementia Ward

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 12, July 2011].

Summary

The Mayor of Wolverhampton visited the Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust on June 7th 2011 in order to inspect and officially open the Dementia Ward (D22) which specialises in the care and treatment of patients with dementia.

Presentations on state-of-the-art Care of the Elderly were given by Consultant Daryl Leung and Matron Karen Bowley.

Mayor Bert Turner commented:

“I commend the way the Trust focuses on the patient and not the illness. I’m very pleased that Wolverhampton is leading the way and attracting interest from across the Country.”

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Reference

Mayor Opens Specialist Ward for Dementia Patients (Press Release). Wolverhampton: Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust, June 7th 2011.

Persons wishing to learn more about the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project may wish to read the following:

Knowledge Transfer and Experience Sharing (Aston University, June 2011)

Later in June, staff from the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project spent a day at the University of Aston sharing their experiences with the other Trusts in the West Midlands.

About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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