Tag Archives: RCN Dementia Project

Dementia Care in Hospitals (RCN Development Programme / University of Worcester)

Summary The Association for Dementia Studies at the University of Worcester, in collaboration with the Royal College of Nursing (RCN), has published a report on the programme about the role of nurses in dementia care. It investigates the need to … 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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“This is Me” Tool (Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary The “This is Me” information tool supplies staff with summary information about the person with dementia as an individual, with unique needs, preferences, likes, dislikes and interests. The “This is Me” leaflet has been updated to give it wider relevance for people with dementia receiving … 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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National Workshop Series on Older People and People with Dementia (RCN)

Summary A workshop, developed by the RCN South East Region, will be presented at a number of UK centres. It is aimed at nurses working in hospitals and introduces the RCN‘s guidance, toolkits and learning resources on hospital care for older people … Continue reading

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RCN Resource Page on Dementia and Diversity

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Abstract This web page is another section of the online resources developed to support the RCN Dementia Project. It provides links … Continue reading

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