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Lapis Domiciliary Care

Nurse-led health and social care provider in client’s home

31 July 2015
Care, Health
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?

Heath and social care provider – individually planned care plans can be devised in conjunction with client and their families/representatives using picture aids and graphics to facilitate care as necessary

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

Making changes in environment, ie different people’s homes and other places we visit, we have no control.

Initial training of individual staff who may be inexperienced

2. Actions

  • Dementia Awareness raising for staff

    Ensure all staff, attend a dementia awareness raising session

  • Review environment of premises

    Train all staff in dementia awareness sessions to assess client environment as part of risk/client assessment and regularly review

  • Providing resources for clients with cognitive issues or dementia onset to improve and sustain quality of life

    Care charts as part of client records ‘widget’ resources

  • Carer Groups/client groups

    Living with local community groups to provide support

    Being implemented

    2015 - Third Quarter Update

    New member