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
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