Category Archives: Dementia Care Pathway Group

Dementia Care Pathway Group

Caring for People With Dementia: 2008 Report (West Midlands SHA, Dementia Clinical Pathway Group)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 10, May 2011]. Summary Inappropriate and unscheduled admissions in acute settings for those with a diagnosis of Dementia costs £32 million across the … Continue reading

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Dementia Clinical Pathway Group (CPG) Metrics: West Midlands, Clinical Measures

Summary Dr Karim Saad, the West Midlands’ Dementia CPG Clinical Lead explains the tasks and challenges involved in measuring progress in the implementation of the regional dementia pathway. Innovative new metrics are presented. The priority has been to select metrics which score highly on validity and responsiveness, while attempting to avoid perverse … Continue reading

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Environmental Improvements at Mid Cheshire Hospital

Summary Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust introduced changes to the hospital environment, making it more accessible to people with cognitive impairment. The enhancements include the use of coloured privacy doors which help patients orientate themselves in the ward environment, … Continue reading

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