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Kiveton Park Medical Practice

Kiveton is a along established medical practice serving 11 232 patients in Kiveton Park, Wales, Todwick, South Anston and parts of North Anston.: the present building being 18 years old. Our branch surgery is in Harthill from which we dispense/deliver covering Harthill, Woodall and Thorpe Salvin. Our Mission Statement May the door of this place be wide enough to relieve all who have cares to unburden, hurts to be healed, and hopes to nurture. May it be too narrow to admit complacency, selfishness and harshness. May its threshold be no stumbling block to young or strained feet. May this be for all who enter a place of kindness, compassion, healing and encouragement, joy and peace.

19 August 2015
Yorkshire and Humber
Local Alliances:
Rotherham Dementia Action Alliance, Yorkshire & Humber 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?

Our staff are committed to good patient care and all staff are very keen to have Dementia awareness training to make sure we can be an outstanding Dementia Friend

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

To ensure dementia patients and their families are given the best support possible. Signposting them to all available resources and understanding their needs and ensure that engaging with the Practice is as easy as possible. Making sure all staff are aware of our dementia patients.

Alerts on dementia patients and carers records – so the reception or staff member are aware of these patients when speaking to them, making an appointments, sorting a prescription out etc.  Make sure all staff are trained as dementia friends. Having advice leaflets, website addresses available

2. Actions

  • Diagnosis Rates

    Gp’s actively engage in increasing diagnosis rates and consider using  the Worried about your Memory campaign- ask for details  –aim to increase diagnosis rates in Rotherham

    Being implemented
  • Identification of Patirents with Dementia and Carers

      Flag patients records to   indicate when a patient has Dementia and memory problems

    Ensure the carers list is up to date

    Being implemented
  • Information Provision

    Make sure information for other organisations are available

    Create an information pack for newly diagnosed PWD and their carers – including details about the Carers information and support programme   run by AZ society

  • Dementia Friendly Enviroments

    Ensure there is availability of a quite are in case a PWD or carers is distressed  someone is distressed

    Consideration given to Dementia Friendly environment’s  when any refurbishment/ re decorating  work is carried out


    Being implemented
  • Dementia Awareness

     Ensure   all staff in the practice have Dementia awareness training – this is built in  to training plans as essential

    Ensure all staff have knowledge of  Dementia Friends and Dementia  Action Alliance Rotherham