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nuffield health -

private hospital caring for NHS, Private and insured patients from all walks of life, we recognise the increasing number of patients who require that little extra care and input and strive to ensure all staff have completed dementia awareness course to enable them to support patients fully. staff being involved in our local community is an excellent way to promote the help available within the community

6 March 2018
North East
Health, Hospitals and Hospital Trusts, Medical, Pharmaceutical
Local Alliances:
Jesmond 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?

in Nuffield health we recognise the changing needs of society, we are planning on moving forward with opening up our hospital as a more Dementia freindly environmet by specifically allocating a room for the dementia patient, this will include  better sinage, colour change of decore, blue pillow case scheme and correct crockery .we have staff attending local meetings and hopefully visits from the local group leaders to advise on how we improve and take things forward.

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

changes to fabric of building such as decor

change in support in bathrooms

coordination between all departments

ensuring protocol followed

2. Actions

  • Q1

    new policy arrived, initial meeting to choose champions from each department review actions expected by policy in Q1 hospital tour and plan to commence actions crockery blue pillow case signage room on ward