DAA Meets... 

Episode 5: Rachel Thompson and Dementia UK

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Rachel Thompson Dementia UKRachel Thompson is Professional Lead for Admiral Nursing at Dementia UK.

Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who give expert practical, clinical and emotional support to families living with dementia to help them cope.

Rachel shares how Admiral Nurses are making a difference in community and acute care settings, as well as how they are making use of the DAA's Dementia Friendly Hospitals Charter in their work. Rachel also shares her experiences with DAA, having been involved since its inception in 2010.

Find out more information: www.dementiauk.org/
Follow Rachel on Twitter: twitter.com/raheli01

Episode 4: Nicci Gerrard and John's Campaign 

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Johns CampaignJohn's Campaign has a simple aim: to make access easy for family carers of people living with dementia when they are admitted to hospital. In this episode of DAA Meets... Nicci shares with us her father's experiences with dementia, the story behind how John's Campaign came about, and another story that involves treacle tarts!

John's Campaign is endorsed by DAA. It is highlighted as an example of best practice in the DAA Dementia Friendly Hospitals Charter. Find out more information: johnscampaign.org.uk/#/

Episode 3: Jane Youell
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Jane YouellThis podcast is an overview of the work Jane has been carrying out. She has been carrying out research into the intimate behaviour of people with dementia. Jane Youell is a Researcher at Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Northampton.

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Episode 2: Barts Health Trust - Lucy Cosgrove
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Lucy Cosgrove Hospitals CharterIn this podcast we speak to Lucy Cosgrove, Dementia Clinical Nurse Specialist at Whipps Cross Hospital, part of the Barts Health Trust. Lucy talks about the work taking place at the Trust and the new Dementia and Delirium Team.

Read More: http://journals.rcni.com/doi/abs/10.7748/ns.30.15.43.s50

Episode 1: Introducing DAA Meets...
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Jane YouellThe podcast is an overview of the hospital project from when it was conceived as the Right Care in 2012, to the progress that has been made with the Dementia Friendly Hospital Charter. It gives information about the numbers of hospital trusts signed up and the progress made to date.

 

Kelly Kaye, DAA Partnerships Manager can be contacted on kelly.kaye@alzheimers.org.uk