Tag Archives: Dementia Ward

New Cross Hospital Dementia Care Bundle: a “New” Discovery (Health Foundation)

Summary The following case study from the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust covers how the Dementia Care Bundle (DCB) was implemented at New Cross Hospital and how this has improved patient safety. This apparently neglected item from the University of Worcester, … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Evaluation Report Published for Excellent Care in a Dementia Friendly Acute Hospital (University of Worcester, Association for Dementia Studies)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary We have just this week learned that the final evaluation of the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project … Continue reading

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Dementia Care at New Cross Hospital Wins National Patient Safety Award (Health Service Journal and Nursing Times)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary Innovative work to improve hospital care for patients with dementia has resulted in the Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust (RWHT) … Continue reading

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Nutritional Care of Patients with Dementia in the Acute Setting (Complete Nutrition)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012]. Summary This article discusses the role of the dietitian in an acute hospital working with dementia patients. It outlines various causes of … Continue reading

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A Neglected Gem: The Dementia Friendly Hospital (Presentation Slides)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary This freely-available but under-publicised set of presentation slides gives a professionally produced and graphically pleasing summary of the background, philosophy, personnel and … Continue reading

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National Awards for “Enhancing the Healing Environment” Projects, 2011 (The King’s Fund)

National Dementia Care Awards 2011 Finalist / Runner-Up: Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust were shortlisted for Best Exterior Dementia Design for their ward garden at New Cross Hospital. To read more about the actual winners for this award category, visit the National Dementia Care Awards … Continue reading

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New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton Unveils Dementia Ward (World Construction Network)

Summary The World Construction Network (WCN)  trade paper / website, serving the global construction industry, last month published a brief feature article about the 20-bed Physical Illness and Dementia Ward at Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals Trust (RWHT). This brief news item mentions how the ward incorporates professional … Continue reading

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