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Riverside Medical Centre

We are a General Medical Practice providing general medical services to our registered patient population. We open from 8am until 6.30pm weekdays

9 August 2016
Yorkshire and Humber
Local Alliances:
Wakefield and Five Towns 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 Organisation can help to improve outcomes for patients with dementia by improving early diagnosis, supporting Carers of patient with Dementia and by educating our staff.

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

the challenges faced by our organisation are an increasing population with decreased resources.

2. Actions

  • to Improve our knowledge and understanding of Dementia and the problems faced by our patients living with Dementia

    We have already undertaken training to become Dementia Friendly (15th June 2016)

  • Improve early diagnosis of Dementia

    Place a prompt on the medical records of those patients who may be at risk of developing Dementia

    Being implemented
  • Provide support to Carers of patients with Dementia

    Ensure those caring for patients with Dementia are registered with Carers UK if agreeable and coded on the Clinical System as being Carers.

    Being implemented