We provide independent dental care for all patients, both at the practice and in the community, and have taken over the contract at Frimley Park Hospital to provide dental care to their patients
- 18 November 2014
- Local Alliances:
- Hampshire 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?
We have the time at our practice to give to dementia patients to ensure they are treated in a dignified manner in a friendly relaxed environment
We have a willingness to respond to the individual’s needs and help/support them when we can and it is reasonable for us to do so
2. What are the challenges to delivering these outcomes from the perspective of your organisation?
We are a prvatepractive so patients have to have resources to pay for their treatment
Dementia Awareness raising for staff
Ensure all staff, attend a dementia awareness raising session
- Being implemented
Dementia Friendly Premises
Review premises to look at ways the environment could be more dementia friendly and make changes where appropriate/possible
Embed the concept of ‘Dementia Friendly’ within the business.
Review business operations manuals and guidance to ensure dementia awareness is included
2014 - First Quarter Update