Old Coulsdon Medical Practice

As a primary health care provider our role is to enable early identification of dementia to support patients, families and their carers through the secondary care pathway. Identification of co-morbidities and access to support networks and voluntary organisations are vital elements of overall care.

Updated:
18 July 2017
Location:
London
Sectors:
Health
Local Alliances:
Croydon Dementia Action Alliance

1. Action Plan

1. The National Dementia Declaration lists seven outcomes that the DAA are seeking to achieve for people with dementia and their carers. How would you describe your organisation’s role in delivering better outcomes for people with dementia and their carers?

Promote identification and support patients living with dementia by maintaining our training programme that all staff members are treained dementia friends.

Create a dementia friendly environment within the practice that will be welcoming to those living with dementia and their families and carers, and dispel the misconceptions surrounding dementia and see the person living with dementia as an individual first.

Work with our Patient Participation Group to provide clear and sufficient information services to support everyone living with dementia.

2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?

 

Raising Awareness of Dementia.

2. Actions

  • Tips and Advice for Carers

    Working with our Patient Participation Group to produce a document detailing Tips and Advice for Carers

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Dementia Awareness

    Promote identification and support patients living with dementia by maintaining our training programme that all staff members are treained dementia friends.

    Status:
    Implementation

    2017 - Third Quarter Update

    New member