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Ship Street Surgery

GP Surgery

8 November 2017
South East
GP Surgery, Health, Medical
Local Alliances:
East Grinstead 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?

As a G.P surgery within the town all staff medical and non medical need to understand dementia and the complex needs of people affected. Staff to have a better knowledge of what support groups, activities, help is available for carers and patients within the area and how to access this information on behalf of the patient or their carer.

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

All staff completing the course will be reviewed annually and updated whenever necessary with information on dementia, and available help.  To review regularly that all staff check when speaking to a patient whether they have dementia and continue to recognise the needs of these patient and be more caring and understanding to the issues associated with the disease.

2. Actions

  • Promote the Awareness of Dementia and Alzheimer’s

    Offer staff training in house using the link supplied to have as many as possible of our staff medical and non medical dementia aware

  • Premises Review

    To try and look at what we can do as a surgery to make the building more dementia awareness friendly.