Tag Archives: Matron Karen Bowley

Creating a Dementia Friendly Hospital: Local Contributions Have Global Influence (ICN / WHO / NHS England)

Summary International Nurses’ Day, taking the theme “Nurses – A Force For Change: Improving Health Systems’ Resilience” this year, fell on May 12th 2016. Just a few days earlier, International Day of the Midwife took place on May 5th 2016. … Continue reading

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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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Dementia Care in the Acute General Hospital: Revisited (Journal of Dementia Care)

Summary This article summarises the range of interventions involved in improving care for people with dementia at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton. Key components of the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project comprise: A specialist dementia acute medical ward (currently called … 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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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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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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New Cross Hospital Patients’ Garden

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 12, July 2011]. Summary Now that the Summer is here, patients on the special-purpose Dementia Ward (D22) at New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton are … Continue reading

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