Resources to support dementia care in hospitals

We developed these resources with hospital teams across Scotland. The teams were from acute, community and specialist dementia units.

The improvement programme ended in March 2023. The full end of programme report is available on request.

Resources:

Resource Source What it is and what's it for?
Improving Person-Centred Dementia Care in Hospital - Executive summary:
August 2023 (PDF, 570KB)
Healthcare Improvement Scotland Summary of the improvement programme and its outcomes.
Person-centred care planning change package Healthcare Improvement Scotland Guide to making improvements to person-centred care planning for people with dementia in hospital. Includes change ideas and measures that will help to demonstrate improvements.
Dementia in hospitals toolkit Healthcare Improvement Scotland An online toolkit for any staff working in hospital settings which support people with dementia. It supports improvement work by providing evidence and examples of practice.