The Right Care: Creating Dementia-Friendly Hospitals (Department of Health)


The Department of Health has written to acute trusts reminding them of a campaign run by the Dementia Action Alliance which urges hospitals to become dementia-friendly. Hospitals are requested to commit to becoming dementia-friendly during March 2013. This letter follows-up on the Dementia Action Alliance campaign which launched in October 2012. There is a growing list of hospital trusts already committed to becoming dementia friendly.

A “D:KIT” self-assessment resource for hospitals is available on the Dementia Action Alliance website.

Full Text Link


The Right Care: creating dementia-friendly hospitals (Letter to Chief Executives of Acute Trusts). London: Department of Health, March 14th 2013. Gateway Reference Number 18812.

[A brief reference to this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 7, May 2013].

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