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Care UK

We are one of the UK's leading independent providers of health and social care services. One in four people living in the UK is supported by one of our services. We manage 114 care homes with over 7,000 places We run 13 day care centres – including one that is open 24/7 We provide over 50 NHS primary care services including GP and walk-in services We deliver 19 NHS out of hours services, providing health advice and support for over 10 million people We operate 10 hospitals that specialise in elective, planned surgery with exceptional clinical outcomes and no cases of hospital acquired MRSA. Our 13 NHS 111 services, handle, on average, 185,000 calls a month covering a population of over 8 million people In the past year, our treatment centres and clinical assessment services delivered over 70,000 procedures for NHS patients

Updated:
8 May 2019
Location:
East of England
Sectors:
Care, Health, Social Care
Local Alliances:
Stowmarket 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?

We offer first class care for residents who live with dementia with over one hundred care homes across the UK

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

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2. Actions

  • Raise Awareness in the community of Dementia

    I will run dementia friends sessions in the home and to the community. I will also run Listen, Talk, Connect sessions which help peole understand how to communicate with people who live with dementia

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Steering Group Involvement

    To support Kryshia and everyone involed in the DAA is achieving the objectives set in the local community

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Activity Based Care from the home in to the community

    To run various information sessions in the communities, based on Care UK's knowledge around the following topics:-

    Activity Based Care

    Listen, Talk, Connect, communication with people living with dementia

    Eating as we age - around nutrition and hydration as people age and how to support people in the community

    Status:
    Being implemented