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Rush Green Medical Centre - DR’s Beheshti & Sanomi

WE ARE A GMS HAVERING GP PRACTICE BASED IN THE GROUNDS OF THE OLD RUSH GREEN HOSPITAL SITE, WE MOVED INTO RUSH GREEN MEDICAL CENTRE IN SEPTEMBER 1998 WHICH IS A SINGLE STORY CUSTOM BUILT BUILDING THAT WE SHARE WITH ANOTHER PRACTICE, WE ARE ACCESSABLE TO DISABLED PATIENTS AND HAVE OUR OWN CAR PARKING AREA. WE HAVE TWO PARTNERS AND A SALARIED GP, WE ARE A TRAINING PRACTICE SO FROM TIME TO TIME WE HAVE THE ASSISTANCE OF DOCTORS IN VARIOUS STAGES OF TRAINING.

Updated:
4 September 2014
Location:
London
Sectors:
Health
Local Alliances:
Havering 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?

EARLY DIAGNOSIS – PRACTICE INSCREENING/IDENTIFICATION/REFERRAL/SUPPORT AND INFORMATION

TRAIN GPS/STAFF TO RECOGNISE AND WORK MORE FRIENDLY WITH DEMENTIA SUFFERERS

RAISE AWARENESS AMONGST STAFF

WORK CLOSELY WITH LOCAL ORGANISATIONS SUCH AS AGE CONCERN

UNDERTAKE PROACTIVE STEPS TO ENSURE CHECK-UPS ARE DONE IN A TIMELY FASHION

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

TIME AND RESOURCES

LIMITED CAPACITY TO SCREEN THOSE AT RISK

LACK OF LOCAL DEMENTIA STRATEGY

2. Actions

  • Doctors Professional Development

    Doctors to complete a Dementia unit as part of their continuing professional development. This will ensure that they are kept up to date about recent developments and will therefore be in a better position to advise their patients.

    TO BE PRO-ACTIVE ON SCREENING AND REFERRAL AS PER THE NATIONAL DEMENTIA DES

    SIGN UP TO THE Alliance

    Status:
    Initial Scoping

    2014 - Third Quarter Update

    New member

  • Doctors to provide Dementia Awareness Training

    Doctors to provide Dementia Awareness training for their practice reception and administration. If all staff have awareness and understanding of how people are affected by Dementia , this should help to ensure that staff can recognise the symptoms and people with Dementia  and their carers receive good quality service when visiting their  Doctor

    Status:
    Planning

    2014 - Third Quarter Update

    New member

  • Appointment reminder tool

    If staff are aware that a patient has Dementia, contact them on the day of their appointment as a reminder

     

    Status:
    Initial Scoping

    2014 - Third Quarter Update

    New member