The Department of Health’s integrated care pilots, announced in April 2009, aim to transform the way people experience health and social care. A multidisciplinary team in Bournemouth and Poole has set up a nurse led project focussing on memory loss and dementia in older people.
In a recent article in Nursing Times Kate Jones outlines the aims, elements, challenges and benefits of working as part of a multidisciplinary team, from a nursing perspective.
Jones, K. (2010) Integrated care pilot programme: ensuring people with dementia receive joined up care, Nursing Times 106; 10, 12-14.
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