Tag Archives: West Midlands’ Dementia Projects

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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New Cross Hospital Pioneers Care for People with Dementia in Hospital (NHS Local)

[A version of this abstract appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 9, April 2011]. Summary This NHS Local web page pays tribute to how the New Cross Hospital (part of the Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals Trust) has made extraordinary efforts to care for … Continue reading

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New Cross Hospital Pioneers New Model of Dementia Care (NHS Local)

[This article first appeared as part of a feature in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter RWHT Volume 1 Issue 7 February 2011]. Summary Grace Hampson, Project Manager of the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project, introduces ground-breaking work to support people who come … Continue reading

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Dementia in the West Midlands (NHS Local)

Summary By 2021 it is predicted one million people in the UK will have dementia. In the West Midlands 62,000 people have dementia; by 2021 this figure is expected to rise by 37 per cent to more than 85,000. In … Continue reading

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West Midlands’ Dementia Projects May Be Adopted Nationally (NHS Local)

Summary Ground-breaking schemes to help people with dementia in the West Midlands were presented by the Regional Dementia chief Dr Karim Saad at the fifth national annual dementia conference held at Bournemouth in November 2010. The West Midlands is attempting to cut the problems … Continue reading

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