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Memory Support Worker Team in new film

15 June 2017Categories: Dementia Care, Fabulous Stuff, Multidisciplinary Team Working, The Penguin Teamship Award

The Trust's Memory Support Worker Team has helped create a film to showcase their work. The team, which was set [...]

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals dementia conference- Walking in our patients’ shoes

13 June 2017Categories: #STP's, Dementia Care, Fabulous Stuff, The 4 Candles Award, The HMS Victory Award, The TNT Award, Training

Being given a hospital gown to wear and a name-band is not the usual expectation when attending a conference, but [...]

Our Healthcare Assistant has created a dementia patient wristband that will be nationally trialled

12 June 2017Categories: Dementia Care, Fabulous Stuff, Research, Staff/role initiatives, The Rosa Parks Award, The TNT Award

Allyson Rigby, one of our Emergency Department Senior Healthcare Assistants at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals, has introduced new wristbands to make [...]

Virtual Dementia Clinics

17 May 2017Categories: Delivering efficiency savings, Dementia Care, Fabulous Stuff, Organization development, The 5127 Award, Working Smarter

Dementia diagnosis in Cumbria now four times faster thanks to ‘virtual clinics’ New virtual clinics in the Memory Matters team [...]

Benefits of Dementia Befrienders into an acute hospital wards

07 May 2017Categories: Dementia Care, The Penguin Teamship Award, The Rosa Parks Award, Valuing your staff

People with dementia account for approximate 3.2 million hospital bed days per year with about 25% beds occupied at any [...]

Diagnosing well – Memory Matters

23 April 2017Categories: Dementia Care, Fabulous Stuff, The Penguin Teamship Award

Memory matters team receive recognition for innovative approach The Memory and Later Life service at Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust [...]

Dementia Friendly Dentistry in Cheshire and Merseyside

19 April 2017Categories: Dementia Care, dental health, Fabulous Stuff, The 4 Candles Award, The Rosa Parks Award

A review of dental service provision for people living with dementia in north Merseyside undertaken in 2014-15, highlighted a number [...]

The introduction of blue Zimmer frames for patients with dementia

04 April 2017Categories: Dementia Care, Falls Prevention, The HMS Victory Award, The TNT Award

I wanted to implement the use of primary coloured Zimmer frames and equipment as part of a falls preventive initiative [...]

Finding Patience the Later Years

23 March 2017Categories: Dementia Care, Fabulous Stuff

By 2051 over 2 million people in the UK will have dementia and almost a third will live in care [...]

The ‘SPA’ Soothing Patients Anxiety Experience

21 March 2017Categories: Co-production, Compassionate Care, Dementia Care, dental health, Fabulous Stuff, Learning Disabilities, Service pathway improvements, The 4 Candles Award, The TNT Award

A trip to the Theatre is a journey full of anticipation and pleasant surprises. A trip to the operating theatre [...]

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