We're pleased to announce that retired nurse Tracey Shorthouse has agreed to join our Dementia-Friendly Hospitals Charter Task Force. Tracey lives with an early-onset dementia called Posterior Cortical Atrophy (PCA).
Millions of health and care staff will be part of the biggest health and social care conversation in British history, as a new national engagement exercise is launched by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care Matt Hancock.
We spoke to Buz Loveday who is the Lead Trainer at NDAA member Dementia Trainers on the work they are carrying out, what that is focussed on and our own Seldom Heard to Seen & Heard campaign. Dementia Trainers help organisations deliver outstanding person
The updated Dementia-Friendly Hospitals Charter is now available after being endorsed by the Minister for Care, NHS England and Care England. The Charter now features an updated element on volunteering and here three senior dementia leads from hospitals a
The Dementia-Friendly Hospitals Charter provides guidance on best practice for staff and shows what people with dementia, their carers and families should expect. It was launched by the National Dementia Action Alliance (NDAA) in 2015 and to date 132 acut
Alzheimer’s Society is developing certification schemes for businesses and products to be recognised as ‘dementia friendly’. These schemes offer considerable benefits for all involved. For people affected by Dementia, they will know the customer experien
For our Dementia Friendly Hospitals Charter relaunch we're speaking to senior dementia specialists from hospitals that are signed up to the charter. Julie Willoughby is Consultant Nurse - Dementia Services at Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust and provides an
As part of our Dementia Friendly Hospitals Charter relaunch the National DAA are catching up with senior dementia specialists from hospitals that are signed up to the charter. Jane Gilby is Admiral Nurse at Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Fou
For the August edition of the National DAA newsletter we will be focussing on the relaunch of our Dementia Friendly Hospitals Charter. The Charter is to enable hospitals to create a dementia friendly environment for people with dementia, their families an
As the relaunch of our Dementia Friendly Hospitals Charter approaches on 3 September the National DAA will be speaking to a selection of senior dementia specialists from hospitals that are signed up to the charter. Olivia Frimpong is Service Improvement L