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Dementia and Delirium Care is a key priority for the organisation. Improving the quality of care for our patients must be achieved through taking advantage of innovative ways of engaging and personalising care and improving opportunities for social interaction.
Royal Bolton Hospital. Ward C2 were granted the opportunity to run a 4 week trial with the aim of reducing specialling on the Acute Medical Ward.
Whilst this is a 30 bed Cardiology Ward, not all patients are singly diagnosed with cardiac problems. On our ward we have patients with end stage Huntington’s- Chorea and also patients with Schizophrenia as well as other complex conditions It can be challenging to find useful techniques in dealing with these patients.
To provide stimulation to patients as a way of calming and reducing anxiety and agitation as well as freeing up valuable nursing resource in 1:1 Nursing Care.