Care homes newsletter, issue 1, March 2010

Through monthly newsletters, the National Dementia Strategy (NDS) Implementation Team is sharing ideas on how the strategy can be implemented, examples of how different homes have implemented the strategy, and resources to support care homes in their own implementation.

Issue 1, March 2010 focuses on progress in implementing the National Dementia Strategy in care homes. It contains the following articles:

  • A message from the Minister by Phil Hope MP, former Minister of State for Care Services
  • Making a difference to people’s lives: implementing the strategy in care homes by Deborah Sturdy, National Dementia Strategy Implementation Team and Department of Health Nurse Adviser: Older People.
  • Changing cultures: One example of how the National Dementia Strategy is being implemented a feature on Nightingale House in Clapham, South West London.