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Silversprings Care Home - CARE UK

We are one of the UK's leading independent providers of health and social care services. One in four people living in the UK is supported by one of our services. We manage 114 care homes with over 7,000 places We run 13 day care centres – including one that is open 24/7 We provide over 50 NHS primary care services including GP and walk-in services We deliver 19 NHS out of hours services, providing health advice and support for over 10 million people We operate 10 hospitals that specialise in elective, planned surgery with exceptional clinical outcomes and no cases of hospital acquired MRSA. Our 13 NHS 111 services, handle, on average, 185,000 calls a month covering a population of over 8 million people In the past year, our treatment centres and clinical assessment services delivered over 70,000 procedures for NHS patients

Updated:
25 August 2017
Location:
East of England
Sectors:
Care
Local Alliances:
Colchester Dementia Action Alliance , Tendring 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 offer first class care for residents who live with dementia with over one hundred care homes across the UK. Silversprings care home has a dedicated dementia suite to help people who live dementia at various stages of there journey. On a local level we will be delivering regualar dementia friends sessions, we also run understanding dementia events and also events around how to communicate with people who live with dementia for the general public to attend

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

We have not identified any specific challenges for our organisation.

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2. Actions

  • Raising awareness of dementia in the community

    We will run dementia friends sessions in the home and to the community. we will also run Listen, Talk, Connect sessions which help people understand how to communicate with people who live with dementia.

    Status:
    Implementation

    2017 - Third Quarter Update

    New member

  • Dementia in the community

    To have more involvement in the community with regards to events being held in the home and also allowing the community to come to the home and use some of our tools at our disposal

    Status:
    Implementation

    2017 - Third Quarter Update

    New member

  • Dementia Action Alliance support

    To attend all the meetings and support the DAA any way possible as requested by the chair and other people in the alliance

    Status:
    Investigating

    2017 - Third Quarter Update

    New member