DementiaRoadmap

Helping primary care to support people with dementia

Doncaster Dementia Roadmap

Dementia Friendly Doncaster

Image result for dementia awareness week 2017DEMENTIA AWARENESS WEEK

Sunday 14th May 2017 – Saturday 20th May 2017

For the programme of events in Doncaster during Dementia Awareness week please click here : 

Dementia Awareness Week 2017

If you are doing something during this week please tweet using #DAW2017   or  #DoNDAW

 

The Doncaster Dementia Roadmap provides high quality information about the dementia journey alongside local information about services, support groups and care pathways.

Doncaster Dementia Strategy

Download ‘Getting There’: Doncaster Dementia Strategy 2015-2017  dementia-strategy-for-doncaster-2015-2017-final. Launched in March 2015, the Strategy sets out the future vision for Doncaster ‘to add years to life and life to years for people with dementia and their carers living in Doncaster’. The Strategy outlines five areas of improvement in dementia care:

  1. Pre diagnosis information and support
  2. Assessment and treatment
  3. Peri and post diagnostic care and support
  4. Care homes
  5. End of life care

The “Getting There” associated action plan can be viewed here:  “Getting There” Action Plan 2015 – 17

Pages of interest

How living with dementia could be

How living with dementia could beHow living with dementia could be is a short animated video that highlights living with dementia through the ‘well pathway for dementia’.

The animation shows the importance of a holistic partnership approach to supporting the person with dementia, their families and carers within local communities.

Topics

  1. Preventing wellThis section provides details of groups and resources related to the prevention of dementia, ensuring that the risk of people developing…
  2. Diagnosing wellDiagnosing dementia is often difficult, particularly in the early stages. The GP is usually the first person who is  consulted either…
  3. Supporting wellWhen someone is diagnosed with dementia, they should be supported to remain as independent as possible, and to continue to enjoy their…
  4. Living wellMany people are happier if they can remain independent and in their own homes as long as possible. It is important for clinicians to…
  1. Dying wellWhen someone is diagnosed with dementia, they should be encouraged to remain as independent as possible, and to continue to enjoy their…
  2. Caring wellGPs and the primary care team can provide carers with invaluable support, advice and information. For example, they can provide information…
  3. UnderpinningThis section contains details of groups and resources relevant to several topics that underpin the well pathway for dementia, such…

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