Improving Dementia Care in General Hospitals

The South West regional conference on improving dementia care in general hospitals, jointly organised by the South West Dementia Strategy Group and the British Geriatrics Society, was held at Exeter Racecource on Tuesday 26 January 2010.

The conference brought together leads for improving dementia care in hospitals from acute and community hospital settings to consider how to develop and measure an effective process of change based on practical examples from across the South West. Conference delegates also sought to identify how to align this agenda with trusts’ corporate and performance management priorities across the region.

The document below summarises the discussion from the delegate workshops: Local experiences, progress and constraints; Aspirations and ideas for supporting progress.

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