Tag Archives: West Midlands Strategic Health Authority

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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Breaking News: Evaluation Report Published for Excellent Care in a Dementia Friendly Acute Hospital (University of Worcester, Association for Dementia Studies)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary We have just this week learned that the final evaluation of the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project … Continue reading

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Dementia Patients and Hospital Discharge: Mind the Gap

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 10, May 2011]. By Dr Daryl Leung Clinical Director Care of the Elderly New Cross Hospital. A Personal View from the Sharp End Disclaimer: The … Continue reading

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Dementia Pathway Coordinator Role in the West Midlands (Proposals, 2010)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 10, May 2011]. Abstract This report, commissioned by the Workforce Deanery of the West Midlands Strategic Health Authority, and conducted in collaboration with … 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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Excellent Care in a Dementia Friendly Acute Hospital (University of Worcester, Association for Dementia Studies)

[A version of this article appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 1 Issue 9, April 2011]. Introduction A project dedicated to improving acute hospital admission for older patients with dementia has the title “Delivering Excellence in Dementia Care in the Acute Hospital“. The … 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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