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Bank House Surgery

We are a GP Surgery providing General Medical Services to 3000 Bromley residents.

28 July 2016
Health, Medical
Local Alliances:
Bromley 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?

To facilitate patient choice through shared care planning

To promote patient centred care planning

To ensure staff are offered training to increase their awareness of dementia

To maintain patients in their own home with the support of appropriate services as long as possible

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

Identifying patients early with impaired cognition or diagnosis of Dementia

Develop our assessment template to facilitate good care planning

Identify and offer support to carers of our patients with dementia

Source appropriate training for our staff

Member website


2. Actions

  • To improve our early identification of patients with Dementia or cognitive decline

    Promote memory tests within the practice

    Staff to complete training to increase their awareness of dementia

    Being implemented

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New member

  • Involve patients and carers of patients with dementia as equal partners in care planning

    Develop our care planning tool to be as inclusive as possible

    Plans to be patient and carer centred

    Being implemented

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New member

  • Raising staff awareness

    Staff to complete dementia friend awareness session

    Initial Scoping

    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New member

  • Supporting employees who care for someone with dementia

    Enable flexible working as needed for staff caring responsibilities


    2016 - Second Quarter Update

    New member