Tag Archives: Dementia Health and Care Champion Group

Movement Towards Better Understanding, Respect and Support for People With Dementia (BSI / Department of Health / Dementia Challenge)

Summary The British Standards Institute (BSI) and Alzheimer’s Society are working jointly to codify a standard benchmark for all communities wishing to work towards becoming dementia-friendly. The aim of PAS 1365 is to define exactly what constitutes a dementia friendly community; this will … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia: Annual Progress Report (Department of Health)

Summary This report gives an account of progress in the first year of the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia. The achievements against the three main areas of the challenge are described, with progress reports from the three Dementia Challenge Champion … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge: Progress Report (Department of Health)

[A version of this item features in Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust), Volume 3 Issue 4, November 2012]. Summary This progress report provides an overview and update on progress to-date covering the first 7 months of the … Continue reading

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The Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge: Official Website (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012]. Summary The Dementia Challenge was launched in March 2012 by Prime Minister David Cameron. The Prime Minister’s dementia challenge defines ambitious aims to … Continue reading

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Severe Dementia Care: Homes Try Namaste Approach (BBC Health News)

Summary Research into provision of the best care possible for patients with advanced dementia who are terminally ill is relatively under-supported, so leading health charities are urging the Prime Minister to include this as a priority within his “dementia challenge”. Their efforts appear not to have gone … Continue reading

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Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia: The Video. Health and Care Improvements (Department of Health, Dementia)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary As is well-known, the Prime Minister’s Challenge on Dementia covers three main threads: Improvements to health and care. Dementia friendly communities. … Continue reading

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Transforming Health and Social Care for People with Dementia (Department of Health, Dementia Health and Care Champion Group)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary Health and care organisations are working on improvements to dementia services as defined in the Prime Minister’s Dementia Challenge.  The … Continue reading

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