Six high impact changes to support people with dementia in hospitals
Stress and distress for people with dementia can be prevented or managed through improved person-centred planning. Our improvement work considered ways to improve support for people with dementia in hospitals.
Before you start, ensure you take time to prepare. Our toolkit shares ideas to support you to start an improvement project
We found six key changes that improved care. You can access an overview of each change and resources to support your improvements at the links below:
All staff should feel competent and supported to use person-centred approaches.
Introduce processes to collect person-centred information for new patients.
Gather person-centred information
Develop processes to involve family, friends and carers when collecting person-centred information.
Create plans to use the person-centred information gathered.
Collect data to show if changes are:
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Healthcare Improvement Scotland
A high level overview document on the six high impact changes.