Champions for Elder Care

“Driving the Trust forward in improving care for the elderly, and those with dementia”

Our Champions for Elder Care are a multi-professional working group with user/carer involvement.

The group completed a comprehensive self assessment of care of patients with Dementia. A framework was followed, with 8 key standards:

  • Respect, dignity and appropriate care
  • Agreed assessment, admission, discharge processes and needs specific care plans
  • Access to a specialist mental health liaison service
  • Dementia-friendly environment and minimising moves
  • Nutrition and hydration needs are well met
  • Promote the contribution of volunteers and families
  • Quality of care at the end of life
  • Appropriate training and workforce development

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