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Dolphins Practice

We are a GP practice caring for patients in the haywards heath and surrounding areas

14 March 2019
South East
Local Alliances:
Haywards Heath 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 care, support and help patients with dementia, their families, carers, and friends.

We try and make the environment friendly and safe

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

making all staff members aware of the importance of the small things which can be done to support patients with dementia

2. Actions

  • Environment

    Provide a safe environment for patients who have dementia, by making the waiting area calm and friendly.

  • Dementia Drop-in sessions

    Putting patients at the centre of what we do, by holding dementia drop-in sessions for patients and their carers/family members.  Tea, cake and chat with key speakers attending.

  • Listen and Learn

    Ensuring patients with dementia feel they are being listened to.

    All patients with dementia and their carers/family have a contact who they can easily access to talk to for support.