Care homes newsletter, issue 4, June 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 4, June 2010 focuses on raising awareness of dementia within care homes and how care homes are raising awareness in local communities. It contains the following articles:

  • Raising awareness of the National Dementia Strategy by Martin Green, Chief Executive of the English Community Care Association and the Independent Sector Dementia Champion at the Department of Health.
  • A better life in care homes: raising awareness among staff and families by Graham Stokes, Director of Dementia Care, BUPA Care Homes UK
  • Individuals with a life: raising awareness among families, friends and communities by Victoria A. Metcalfe, Dementia Specialist and Lifestyle Manager, Anchor and Rachel George, Communications Officer, Anchor.