Care homes newsletter, issue 6, September 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 6, September 2010 focuses on general hospital care for people with dementia living in care homes. It contains the following articles:

  • General Hospital Care by David Oliver, National Clinical Director for Older People, Consultant Physician and Clinical Director at the Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust and Visiting Professor of Medicine, City University London.
  • Pre- and post-hospital admission support for residential clients with dementia by Tracie North, Director of Operations and Quality, Cornwall Care