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Music helps hospitalised dementia patients in Leicester

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has decided to bring music routinely onto its wards for older people and for those with a dementia, following successful trial visits.It is working together with OPUS, a community interest company that provides music in healthcare settings.Following the success of previous visits to its older peoples’ wards, OPUS will […]

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  • 10 October 2016

Forget me Not Ward redesign has led to improved dementia care in Warrington

Debra Carberry, nurse specialist for older people at Warrington and Halton NHS Foundation Trust, has seen how imaginative changes in the hospital environment have helped improved dementia care by cheering, calming and consoling patients with dementia. Here she describes how a ward at Warrington Hospital has been refurbished following a successful bid from the King’s Fund… […]

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  • 26 April 2016

Hospital garden opens for dementia patients in Yeovil

By opening a specially designed garden space Yeovil Hospital is hoping to provide a valuable quiet space where dementia patients may be able to regain a sense of wellbeing away from the hussle and bussle of the busy wards. Janine Valentine, Nurse Consultant for dementia at the hospital, explains more… Paul Mears, chief executive, Yeovil hospital, Janine […]

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  • 31 March 2016