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St Lukes and Botley Surgeries

We are a GP practice serving 12000 patients in the Hedge End and Botley villages of Southampton. We have signed up for the iSpace Dementia Pilot run by Wessex Academic Health Science Network. (see http://wessexahsn.org.uk/img/projects/CS42738%20Dementia%20Friendly%20Surgeries%20A4%20lowres.pdf) I am the dementia champion within the practice.

Updated:
13 July 2017
Location:
South East
Sectors:
Health, Medical
Local Alliances:
Dementia Friendly Southampton (Southampton DAA)

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 are working to the template assigned by the iSpace Pilot

See http://wessexahsn.org.uk/img/projects/CS42738%20Dementia%20Friendly%20Surgeries%20A4%20lowres.pdf

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

The main challenge is to work to the target of ensuring we have met the iSpace criteria by May 2017.

2. Actions

  • Start a spreadsheet of all patients who have Dementia in your practice from QOF register

    Review your Dementia QOF template and make it meaningful to patients. Complete this adhering to iSPACE GP Practice guidelines.

    Status:
    Completed
  • Arrange training

    Arrange a training session for whole team which focuses on the experience of someone with Dementia – LMCS “lunch and learn” resource pack, Dementia Action Alliance and Alzheimer’s Society are among providers of training.

    Status:
    Implementation
  • Speak to Patients

    Involve the patient participation group in this work and ask patients with dementia and their carers what they feel will make the surgery dementia friendly using methods outlined by iSPACE GP Practice guidelines.

    Status:
    Being implemented