Acute Care Matters
Dementia Care in the NHS
At the 2nd National Conference on Acute Hospitals and Dementia, organised by St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, David Sheard launched Dementia Care Matters' new model:
"Inspiring Dementia Care in the NHS: The 70 point NHS Culture and Quality of Care Checklist.
Download here - checklist
2 day workshop available for 15 staff. Details click here
Examples of topics covered in training with NHS staff are:
Establishing a feelings based approach in NHS acute settings
How to establish a clear model of person centred care
The lived experience of people with a dementia in acute settings
Implementing qualitative observation in ward settings
Leadership matters in dementia care
Leading person centred dementia care in acute settings
Removing old cultures
How to shift a service, with features rooted in old cultures of care and working practices, to being more person centred.
The Butterfly approach
How to reduce the focus of routines on wards and improve well-being
Relationship centred care
Developing a proactive approach with families rather than reactive
Overcoming resource issues
How to work within the constraints.
70 point checklist for NHS Acute settings.