Care homes newsletter, issue 3, May 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 3, May 2010 focuses on quality of care; what quality of care looks like and how we can achieve it. It contains the following articles:

  • Quality of care: our family’s experience by Jean Tottie, a former carer and now working with Uniting Carers.
  • Being not doing: one company’s approach to quality of care by Sheena Wyllie, Director of Dementia Services, Barchester Healthcare
  • Putting people first: Leadership and management for quality of care by Sharon Blackburn is Policy & Communications Director, National Care Forum.