Tag Archives: Excellent Care in a Dementia Friendly Acute Hospital: Evaluation Report

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

Summary Relatively inexpensive changes to the design of health care environments can enhance the wellbeing of people with dementia, improve staff morale and reduce costs. The Royal College of Psychiatrists‘ Report of the National Audit of Dementia Care in General … Continue reading

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D:Kit Self-Assessment Resource Pack (DAA’s Right Care Call to Action to Create Dementia-Friendly Hospitals)

Summary The D:Kit Self-Assessment resource has been compiled using a comprehensive and up-to-date collection of resources in order to support acute hospitals in meeting the Dementia Action Alliance (DAA)‘s Right Care Call to Action to Create Dementia-Friendly Hospitals. It reflects the National CQUIN for … Continue reading

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Successful Applications for £50m Dementia Fund: First Round (Department of Health)

Summary The Department of Health has released a list of the successful applicants for Stage One of the £50m funding of capital projects to improve care environments for people with dementia. Read more: Successful applicants announced for stage 1 of … 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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Dementia Guide: 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 This guide from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has been produced to help nursing staff care … Continue reading

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Elements of Care for Patients with a Diagnosis of Dementia (York Health Economics Consortium)

Summary This rapid review, dated 2009, examined systematic reviews, guidelines, primary studies and cost-effectiveness analyses for evidence concerning interventions for patients in acute care suffering from dementia. This horizon scanning study was performed at the very early stages, and before … Continue reading

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