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Fryern Surgery

We are a GP Surgery for over 9,000 patients in Chandlers Ford, Eastleigh and the surrounding areas.

Updated:
19 April 2015
Sectors:
Health, Medical
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 aree looking to increase staff awareness, increase diagnosis and access to services for patients with dementia. We are also looking to improve access to our practice.

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

  • Cost of improving building infrastructure, systems and signage.
  • Time for training staff
  • Reluctance of patients to engage with dementia screening.
  • Fall off of  staff engagement with the action plan after time.

2. Actions

  • Dementia awareness raising for staff

    Ensure all customer facing staff are dementia aware

    Status:
    Planning

    2014 - Fourth Quarter Update

    New member

  • Clearer signage

    New signs for building and rooms using a clearer numbers system and better signs.

    Status:
    Planning
  • Audit of dementia patient base

    To identify dementia in at risk patients and help access available services.

    Status:
    Delivered
  • Redesign of entrance and waiting area

    To be easier to access the building and navigate the practice check in system.

    Status:
    Investigating
  • Implementing annual dementia reviews

    Implementing annual dementia reviews for all dementia payments to highlight care needs.

    Status:
    Planning
  • Audit of dementia patient base

    To identify dementia in at risk patients and help access available services.

    Status:
    Delivered
  • Clearer signage

    Status:
    Planning