Tag Archives: Outreach Dementia Service

Improving the Quality of Care For Care Home Residents With Dementia (NHS England / Clinical Medicine / BBC News)

Summary Professor Alistair Burns, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Dementia, discusses multi-pronged progress to improve the quality of care – and to enhance health and wellbeing – for people with dementia living in care homes. It has been estimated … Continue reading

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Investment in Mental Health 2010/11 (Mental Health Strategies / Department of Health)

Summary Two Mental Health Strategies / Department of Health reports present the results of a survey into investment in mental health services. The analysis compares investment in mental health services in England for 2011/12 with data going back to 2006/07. … Continue reading

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Communication With Cognitively Impaired Patients in Hospital (Nursing Older People)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 12, July 2012]. Summary This article, published in the Royal College of Nursing’s “Nursing Older People”, covers the effective communication skills essential for nurses … 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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The New Cross Hospital Dementia Outreach Service (Wolverhampton, UK)

Abstract Julie Willoughby, Consultant Nurse for Dementia Services at New Cross Hospital introduces RWHT’s Dementia Outreach Service and the new Dementia Action Network (DAN). Full Text Link Reference Willoughby, J. (2011). Introducing the New Cross Hospital Dementia Outreach Service. Wolverhampton … Continue reading

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Dementia Care in an Acute District General Hospital

[This abstract first appeared in: Dementia Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 6 January 2011]. Abstract Many of the guiding principles at the heart of the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project may be found in this article on the challenges posed by … Continue reading

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Introducing the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project

[The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals Trust keynote article to which this abstract refers first appeared in: Dementia Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 4 November 2010]. Abstract This article introduces a New Cross Hospital project which – with a holistic and comprehensive design … Continue reading

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