Gather person-centred information

Introduce processes to collect person-centred information for new patients.

Resources are available to support collecting information.

Share your learning 

Share your learning across your hospital, NHS board and beyond. Our Dementia Learning System can support sharing learning. Please contact us at to share your improvement journey. 

Resources to support your improvements:

Resource Source What it is and what’s it for? 

Dementia in Hospitals Improvement Toolkit - proactive and person-centred responses to stress and distress

Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Web based ‘Dementia in hospitals improvement toolkit’

Getting to Know Me

Alzheimer’s Scotland

Document developed to give hospital staff a better understanding of patients with dementia who are admitted either for planned treatment, such as an operation, or in an emergency.

Creating a life story for a person with dementia

Dementia UK

Resources, including a video, to help work with families to create a life story account for a person with dementia.