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Croydon Health Services

Working to improve the care and treatment of those living with dementia and striving to become a more dementia friendlier environment, recruiting more than 250 Dementia Friends in the last 2 years.

Updated:
9 August 2018
Location:
London
Sectors:
Health, Hospitals and Hospital Trusts
Local Alliances:
Croydon 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?

Working to improve the care and treatment of those living with dementia and striving to become a more dementia friendlier environment, recruiting more than 250 Dementia Friends in the last 2 years.

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

Dementia Training and Education is not mandatory within the organisation, which means not everyone is required to enroll on training opportunities that would ultimately raise the understanding of dementia within the organisation.

2. Actions

  • Meaningful activity and conversation

    To provide meaningful activity and conversation for people living with dementia that are accessing our inpatient services. 

    Status:
    Being implemented
  • Dementia Friendly Hosptial

    Ongonig work to recriut demetnia friends within the Trust

    Status:
    Delivery
  • Working to improve the care and treatment for people living with dementia

    Setting standings to ensure we are working to improve services for peopel living with dmeentia that access  our servcies. Desiging and updating exisitng information for carers and relatives.

    Delivering dementia training to all staff at all grades.

    Supporting staff caring for family/relatives living with dementia/

    Status:
    Being implemented