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Chawton House Surgery

General Medical Practice

Updated:
21 July 2015
Sectors:
Medical, Health, Care
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?

Care planning and signposting, improved communication and knowledge to improve outcomes and consultations and therefore quality of life

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

Knowing where to signpost; not to over medicalise; creating the time needed for longer consultations

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff

    Ensure all staff attend a repeat dementia awareness raising session (one held previously)

    Status:
    Planning, Delivered
  • Identify a Dementia Champion

    Identify a Dementia Champion to implement the plan 

    Status:
    Investigating, Planning
  • Identify carers of patients with Dementia

    Ensure records coded to show a carer and refer to support agency

    Status:
    Investigating, Planning
  • Investigate feasibility of ensuring all patients with Dementia are allocated longer appointments and receive a prompt from the practice to attend

    Investigate feasibility of ensuring all patients with Dementia are allocated longer appointments and receive a prompt from the practice to attend to aid the consultation process

    Status:
    Investigating

    2015 - Second Quarter Update

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