Improving the care of people with dementia in hospital

Anna Waugh, Glenn Marland, Jenny Henderson, John Robertson, Alice Wilson

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Abstract

The Dementia Champions Programme was set up in NHS Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, to equip nurses with the skills and knowledge to improve the care of people with dementia in hospital. Nurses who complete the programme are known as dementia champions. This article describes the multi-faceted, educational approach to improving the care of adults with dementia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)44-49
Number of pages6
JournalNursing Standard
Volume25
Issue number32
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 13 Apr 2011

Keywords

  • Cooperative Behavior
  • Dementia
  • Great Britain
  • Group Processes
  • Hospitalization
  • Humans
  • Quality of Health Care
  • State Medicine
  • Carers
  • Partnership Working
  • Older People
  • Education

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    Waugh, A., Marland, G., Henderson, J., Robertson, J., & Wilson, A. (2011). Improving the care of people with dementia in hospital. Nursing Standard, 25(32), 44-49. https://doi.org/10.7748/ns2011.04.25.32.44.c8452