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Adur Medical Group

Adur Medical Group is a general partnership based in Shoreham and Southwick consisting of two male doctors and three female doctors. The West Sussex practice which cares for approximately 7000 patients operates from Shoreham Health Centre and 3 Downsway, Southwick.

1 June 2018
South East
Care, Clinical Commissioning Group, Medical
Local Alliances:
Adur 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?

Adur Medical Group wants to continue working with patients and their families/careers to continually think of new initiatives on how we can provide support and seamless care.

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

Protected time to work on the project within a busy surgery All staff to engage with the project and training

2. Actions

  • Dementia Friends

    Continue to train all staff members to become Dementia Friends.

    Initial Scoping
  • Communicating with Dementia Patients

    Ensure contact details for Dementia patients and their careers are kept up-to-date. Checking these when patients attend surgery/phone in to ensure seamless care when communicating.

    Initial Scoping
  • Dementia Patients and Appointments

    Ensure that we remind all Dementia patients and their carers when their Annual Dementia Review appointment time is, ensure that we provide them with an appointment that suits them (for example, an afternoon or a double appointment) and where possible do the same with all other appointments.

    Being implemented