Tag Archives: EHE: Enhancing the Healing Environment

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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Health Secretary Announces Funding for Care Homes and Wards: Enhancing the Healing Environment for People with Dementia (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 Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced additional funding to promote the creation of care environments for people with … 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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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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Enhancing the Healing Environment for People with Dementia (King’s Fund / Department of Health: Dementia)

Summary The Department of Health has funded a range of King’s Fund projects on improving the physical environment for people with dementia in acute hospitals (and other acute settings).  The King’s Fund now offer a two-day residential workshop, for clinical and estates staff, … Continue reading

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How Dementia-Friendly Is Each Ward? The EHE Assessment Tool (King’s Fund, Enhancing the Healing Environment)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary Relatively inexpensive and straightforward changes to the design of health care environments can enhance the wellbeing of people with dementia, … Continue reading

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Supportive Design for People with Dementia: a Bibliography (King’s Fund, Enhancing the Healing Environment)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary This bibliography draws together the reference materials which have featured in the evidence-base for the development of the King’s Fund’s … Continue reading

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Developing Supportive Design for People with Dementia: Design Principles (King’s Fund, Enhancing the Healing Environment)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary These design principles have been assembled as a practical resource to help organisations develop dementia-friendly health care environments. The overarching … Continue reading

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Developing Supportive Design for People with Dementia (King’s Fund, Enhancing the Healing Environment)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 8, March 2012]. Summary The design of the built environment can significantly help in compensating for the sensory loss and cognitive impairment associated with … Continue reading

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Alistair Burns Spotlights the Healthcare Environment (Department of Health, Dementia)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary In this Department of Health video web blog posting,  Professor Alistair Burns (National Clinical Dementia Director, Department of Health) talks about the … Continue reading

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