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Bupa Dental Care Stalybridge

We provide NHS & private dental treatment to the local community

12 April 2019
North West
Care, Health
Local Alliances:
Manchester 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 give all of our patients available treatment options. We offer patient centred care. We help our patients live pain and dental disease free. We have patient leaflets available and give patients a written treatment plan. We listen to patient comments and act upon feedback. We are a valued part of the local community. If the opportunity arises we would be happy to contribute towards research. 

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

Some challenges are that if patients dementia become more advanced we may have to refer the patient on to specialised services. We are aware that the polouation is growing older and more of our patients may develop dementia. 

2. Actions

  • Make a sign for reception

    A sign that informs patients to ask if they would like a glass of water. (displayed at reception)

    Being implemented
  • Evaluate floors next opportunity to be dementia friendly

    Within next opportunity to look at replacing flooring in line with dementia friendly.

  • Place more signs up for patients to understand where toilets are located

    Sign for patients

  • Undertake a dementia friendly session in 2 years

    Fresher in 2 years time