Tag Archives: NHS Local

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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QIPP End of life Care Event Report: Great Practice Showcase in Birmingham (NHS National End Of Life Care Programme)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary The “Midlands and East QIPP End of Life Care Great Practice Showcase” event was held in February 2012. It brought … Continue reading

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Portrait of an Artist as a Person with Dementia (NHS Local)

Summary A video has been made available via the NHS Local web site, showing how Peter Thursby (sculptor and educator) is managing to cope after being diagnosed as suffering from dementia. This is one of a series of films, produced and … Continue reading

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The Future of Dementia Care: Professor Alistair Burns’ Presentation, Part 3 (NHS Local)

Summary This NHS Local web page provides access to the third and final section of National Clinical Dementia Director, Professor Alistair Burns’ presentation about the future of dementia. This lecture was presented at Worcester University in 2010. It was titled: “Quality care for people with dementia: … Continue reading

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The Future of Dementia Care: Professor Alistair Burns’ Presentation, Part 2 (NHS Local)

Summary This NHS Local web page gives the viewer access to the second part of Professor Alistair Burns‘ (National Clinical Dementia Director, Department of Health) presentation on the future of dementia care. This lecture was presented at Worcester University in 2010 originally. The … Continue reading

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The Future of Dementia Care: Professor Alistair Burns’ Presentation, Part 1 (NHS Local)

Summary This NHS Local web page provides access to the first part of National Clinical Dementia Director, Professor Alistair Burns’ presentation on the future of dementia. This lecture was given to an audience at Worcester University in 2010. The presentation is titled: … Continue reading

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Unorthodox Care Home: a Beacon of Excellence (NHS Local)

Summary Founded and managed by Anne Fretwell,  the pioneering Merevale House care home is a private residential home for people of all ages living with the various forms of dementia. Their organisational culture places emphasis on the importance of people living and working together. … Continue reading

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