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Prospect Surgery, Ossett

Updated:
12 July 2017
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?

We are 1 of 2 local GP Practices situated in a small but flourishing market town in West Yorkshire with a population of approximately 21,000 – our patient population being 8137.

Our staff comprises of 5 Partners (2 male-3 female); 3 nurses; 3 phlebotomists; 1 Practice Manager and a supportive admin team of 12.

We are dedicated to ensuring our patients receive the highest standard of Health Care and Professionalism form our Team.

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

Dedicating time and encouraging staff to become involved in the project.

2. Actions

  • Provision of up to date literature

    We will have available up-to-date literature and information in our waiting areas together with information about the local support services for people with dementia which are available in the area.

    Status:
    Planning

    2017 - First Quarter Update

    New member

  • Use technology to raise awareness

    We will provide information through links on our website, that raises awareness of dementia and also supports people in Wakefield living with dementia and their families and friends.

    Status:
    Planning

    2017 - First Quarter Update

    New member

  • Flexibility around appointment times

    This is already in place.

    Status:
    Delivery

    2017 - First Quarter Update

    New member

  • Dementia Awareness Week

    Take the lead from our local DAA.

    Status:

    2017 - First Quarter Update

    New member

  • Make the environment more dementia friendly with better signage

    Have obtained PDF now need to implement.

    Status:

    2017 - First Quarter Update

    New member

  • Learn more about how to be dementia friendly

    Staff to participate in dementia awareness training and share knowledge.

    Status:

    2017 - First Quarter Update

    New member