Tag Archives: Wolverhampton Primary Care Trust

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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Wolverhampton’s Joint Dementia Strategy (Dementia Action Alliance / Wolverhampton City Council / Wolverhampton City Primary Care Trust)

Summary This page on the Dementia Action Alliance (DAA)‘s website clarifies Wolverhampton’s Joint Dementia Strategy. “The Joint Dementia Strategy developed by Wolverhampton City Council and Wolverhampton City Primary Care Trust sets out how the city will meet the objectives identified … Continue reading

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Three Further Dementia Cafés for Wolverhampton (Wolverhampton City Council)

Summary It is estimated that there are 3,000 people with dementia living in Wolverhampton. There are currently three dementia cafés, run by Wolverhampton City Council in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society, which enable people with dementia and their carers or relatives to … Continue reading

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City Bidding to Become One of UK’s First Dementia-Friendly Communities (Wolverhampton City Council)

Summary Wolverhampton is striving to improve the lives of residents with dementia by working towards becoming one of the country’s first dementia-friendly communities. The city is responding to Prime Minister David Cameron’s Dementia Challenge by creating a city where people with dementia … 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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Broad Horizons: What Else Needs to be Investigated Generally? (Wolverhampton’s Joint Dementia Strategy: Public Consultation, Summer 2011)

Summary A wide-ranging strategy has been developed, based on guidance from the Department of Health’s Living well with dementia : A National Dementia Strategy, consultation with regional and local experts, plus help and advice from residents with dementia and their … Continue reading

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Reduced Use of Antipsychotics in Wolverhampton (Wolverhampton’s Joint Dementia Strategy: Public Consultation, Summer 2011)

Summary A wide-ranging strategy has been developed, based on guidance from the Department of Health’s Living well with dementia : A National Dementia Strategy, consultation with regional and local experts, plus help and advice from residents with dementia and their … Continue reading

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