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Dementia is a common problem that’s going to get worse as the population ages. It is important therefore that we embrace new initiatives that positively respond to these demands.
We are committed to improving the patient experience for those with dementia and raising morale for both patients and staff. We are keen to offer stimulation to reduce boredom and to help reduce the risk of falls with the hospital.
In 2013 The NHS introduced The NHS Friends and Family Test (FFT) which was created to help Service Providers and Commissioners understand whether their patients and relatives are happy with the service provided, or where improvements are needed. It is a quick and anonymous way to a give view after receiving care or treatment across […]
Heatherwood and Wexham Park Hospitals are one of the many Trusts working towards improving the quality of care and overall wellbeing of each individual patient that comes through the doors. We are eager to work with any tools that could contribute towards this in a positive way.
To provide stimulation and engagement and to help to improve health, wellbeing and the quality of life for the Service Users on the wards and Community Mental Health Service by embracing technology as an aid.
The Royal Free London is committed to improving the patient experience by offering better outcomes for patients and carer. We are keen to introduce new initiatives that embrace technology and will help patients with dementia feel less agitated.
Within the prison network average statistics around inmates approximately fall into the following categories LD – 12%, Older Adult – 16%, Mental Health – 22%, General – 50%. There is also a growing aging population within the UK prison network and the need for Positive Social Interaction (PSI). PSI is at the forefront of what […]
To provide stimulation and engagement for patients who refuse to leave their Hospital bedrooms. Patients with dementia tend to isolate themselves from staff and other patients. They can be very reluctant to engage with staff on a 1-1 basis and are dismissive of all therapeutic activities suggested to them.
To Research and embrace technology to aid cognitive stimulation and engagement with residents within the Centre and to seek out new activities and monitor their effects, having tried and tested other options including using small tablets found that these were not effective when working with the elderly and those with memory problems, we needed to […]