Category Archives: New Cross Dementia Project

New Cross Hospital Dementia Project (RWHT)

Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 6, February 2013

Announcement Volume 3 Issue 6 of the “Dementia: the Latest Evidence” newsletter was published on February 21st 2013. A link to the downloadable .pdf version follows: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 6, February 2013.

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Carers Support Group for Carers of People with Dementia (Guest Post: Gemma Hammond)

The New Cross Dementia Carers Support Group takes place on the first Thursday of every month at the Wolverhampton Medical Institute (WMI) [Building 11] between 6:00pm – 7:00pm. It provides a forum for relatives, carers and staff to speak to other … Continue reading

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Examples of Supportive Design for People with Dementia (King’s Fund)

Summary Twenty six Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) projects have now been completed in 23 NHS acute, community and mental health hospitals in England. The King’s Fund’s Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) Programme (2009-2012) involved exploring ways to improve the … Continue reading

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This is Me: Snapshot of the Person with Dementia (Department of Health’s Information Strategy)

Summary The “This is Me” information tool provides a snapshot of the person with dementia, supplying staff with information about them as an individual, their needs, preferences, likes, dislikes and interests. It is designed to enable staff to treat each person as … Continue reading

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Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013

Announcement Volume 3 Issue 5 of the “Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence” newsletter was published on January 4th 2013. A link to the downloadable .pdf version follows: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 … Continue reading

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City Bidding to Become One of UK’s First Dementia-Friendly Communities (Wolverhampton City Council)

Summary Wolverhampton is striving to improve the lives of residents with dementia by working towards becoming one of the country’s first dementia-friendly communities. The city is responding to Prime Minister David Cameron’s Dementia Challenge by creating a city where people with dementia … Continue reading

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Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012

Announcement Volume 3 Issue 4 of the “Dementia: the Latest Evidence” newsletter was published on November 12th 2012. A link to the downloadable .pdf version follows: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November … Continue reading

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Neuroleptic, Sedative and Analgesic Prescription in Dementia Patients Admitted into an Acute Hospital (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust / Nursing Standard / YouTube)

Summary The aim of the research reported in this conference poster presentation was to assess the use of neuroleptics, sedatives and analgesics in patients with dementia at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust. Drug charts of 51 patients were examined to … Continue reading

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Updated List of Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) and Dementia Care Projects Completed (King’s Fund)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary The King’s Fund has created a list of the organisations which have participated in their Enhancing the Healing … Continue reading

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Hospital Best Practice Examples: Care of People with Dementia in Hospital Settings (RCN)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) guide “Commitment to the care of people with dementia in general … Continue reading

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