Tag Archives: Walsall MBC

Making It Real (Think Local Act Personal)

Summary Making it Real encourages organisations involved in the provision (and commissioning) of social care services to get real about improving people’s lives. Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) reached the first anniversary of their Making it Real programme this month … Continue reading

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Making it Real for People with Dementia (TLAP)

Summary The “Making it Real for People with Dementia” report has been written by Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) to explain how the Making it Real Programme can work to help people living with dementia, their families and carers. This document has been developed by a … Continue reading

Posted in Alzheimer's Society, Charitable Bodies, Commissioning, Community Care, Dementia Action Alliance, Department of Health, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Integrated Care, Local Interest, Management of Condition, Models of Dementia Care, National, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Personalisation, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Walsall Dementia Cafés (Age UK / Accord Housing Association Ltd)

Summary A list of local Dementia Café support groups in the Walsall area, offering a safe and welcoming environment where people with dementia and their carers can meet. “The Dementia Café is a free service for people living in Walsall. People … Continue reading

Posted in Age UK, Charitable Bodies, Community Care, Diagnosis, For Carers (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Local Interest, Management of Condition, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Store Staff Could Help in Detection / Diagnosis of Dementia (Express and Star)

Summary Thousands of dementia sufferers across the Midlands may not have been diagnosed as having dementia. Walsall falls in the 159th position of 169 areas in a league table for diagnosis. Statistically there may be more than 2,000 sufferers undiagnosed in the borough. There are an estimated 3,450 people with … Continue reading

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Commissioning Effective Dementia Services in the New World (Alzheimer’s Society and MHP Health Mandate)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary This report looks at the impact of current policy on the commissioning of effective dementia services. It offers 20 recommendations … Continue reading

Posted in Age Concern (England), Alzheimer's Society, Commissioning, Community Care, CQC: Care Quality Commission, For Doctors (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Integrated Care, Local Interest, MHP Health Mandate, National, NHS, Quick Insights, Telecare, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment