Tag Archives: Working with Patients and Families

Hospital Parking Stealth Taxes Curbed? (BBC News / Department of Health)

Summary Hospitals in England will cut the cost of parking for certain groups, thanks to government guidelines. Concessions (free parking, reduced charges or capped charges) should be available for people with disabilities, people attending outpatients frequently, people visiting relatives who … Continue reading

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Dementia Assessment Unit: Working with Patients and Families to Improve Care (FoNS)

Summary Feedback from relatives and carers had identified that care given was not always person centred. Information was not always available readily and communication with staff could be improved. A workshop identified a common vision for care provision, including having knowledge and … Continue reading

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