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Claverley and Pattingham Medical Practice

We are a Doctors surgery of 4 Doctors, 2 Nurses and a HCA. We are based over 2 sites in rural Shropshire and Staffordshire.

Updated:
13 January 2017
Location:
West Midlands
Sectors:
Health, Social Care, Pharmaceutical, Medical
Local Alliances:
Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Dementia Action Alliance, South Staffordshire Dementia Action Alliance, Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent 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 support the quality of life of people living with dementia and memory loss and their carers and families. We are passionate to get early diagnosis for our patients so that good clinical care can be provided to them. We will keep in contact with our dementia champion.

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

Identifying sufficient time for staff training initially and then up date training in the future.

Keeping abreast of changes including publications and posters in order to provide the best and most accurate information.

2. Actions

  • Train staff

    Staff in the Practice to attend awareness sessions and become Dementia Friends.

    Status:
    Planning

    2017 - First Quarter Update

    New member

  • Create a noticeboard in waiting/reception area

    Create a noticeboard in the Practice’s reception/waiting area to provide up to date literature and information, with posters and leaflets and information on local services for people, carers and families living with dementia.

    Status:
    Planning

    2017 - First Quarter Update

    New member

  • Individual team member to provide advice

    To identify a clinical team member who can provide advice and literature on dementia to anyone living with dementia, or anyone who would like to know more about about dementia.

    Status:
    Planning

    2017 - First Quarter Update

    New member