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Church Lane Dental Practice

Dental Practice

5 July 2019
North West
Care, Domiciliary 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?

Treatment options given and recorded so patients can make imformed decions about their treatment. We offer patient centred care.We support patients and follow preventative pathways.We give printed treatment plans and relevant patient leaflets.We collect and act upon reasonable patient feedbackWe offer a valuable service to our patents and community.If there is an opportunity to get involved in research we would be happy to do this.

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

As patients move towards later stage dementia we would have to consider referring on to speccialist services.

2. Actions

  • Marker for dementia

    Place a marker for dementia on our software to be used in the patient notes.

  • quieter times

    Patients to be offered appointments at quieter times and always with the same dentist where possible.

  • sign in reception with practice details

    sign in reception with practice details so patient is aware of where they are

  • feedback from patient/carer

    To get feedback from patient and carers 

    Being implemented