Dementia Care in the General Hospital

 Location:  Birmingham
 Date: Thursday 14 February 2013


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If you attended, you can now download the PDF documentation used at the conference. Please visit the documentation page and login using the password supplied at the conference both as your username and password.

Conference Documentation

Conference documentation in both hard and electronic copy is available for purchase at £89. In addition to being posted a copy, all the documentation is now available to you in electronic format so that you can access the papers and presentations online.

It will include the following presentations:

Document Contents

  • Setting up a Mental Health Liaison Team to Improve Quality of Care for People with Dementia in the Acute Setting
    •    Examining how the mental health liaison teams are providing support, training and advice to staff in the general hospital
    •    Strategies for improved communication and relations between mental health trusts and acute hospitals
    •    Establishing KPIs to measure the impact of hospital liaison services
  • The Butterfly Scheme – Transforming Hospital Care for People with Dementia
    •    Demonstrating the cost impact of inappropriate dementia care in hospital 
    •    Outlining how the Butterfly scheme works
    •    Measuring the effectiveness of the Butterfly scheme
  • Improving Workforce Training:  Achieving Engagement and Changing Attitudes
    •    Training general hospital staff to detect mental health problems in older people
    •    Implementing training to improve the knowledge, skills and attitude of general hospital staff towards the management of older people with mental health problems
    •    Encouraging general hospital staff to take responsibility for older peoples mental health problems whilst they are in their care
  • CASE STUDY  Raising Awareness of the Needs of People with Dementia in the Acute Setting: “Forget me not” Campaign
    •    Outlining the aims of the “forget me not” campaign
    •    Using the logo to raise awareness amongst staff in other departments
    •    Assessing the results of the campaign in terms of outcomes and patient experience

The conference took place on Thursday 14th February 2013 in Birmingham. Order your copy of the documentation for only £89 today.

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"Excellent and enlightening. The small group helped make it interactive"
Lancashire Care NHS Trust

"Very beneficial"
The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust

"Easy to talk and learnt a lot"
University Hospitals of Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust

"Open and relaxed discussion"
University Hospitals of Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

"Very interactive and lots of information"
Hywel Dda Health Board

"The small group allowed for networking and discussion"
The Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals NHS Trust
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