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Becoming dementia-friendly

May 10, 2017, by Biddy Walcot in Dementia

We’ve made significant changes to some of the patient areas in the hospice at Winsley as part of our on-going programme to become a dementia-friendly organisation. Over the past few months, we’ve introduced new signage, adjusted lighting and re-painted corridors and public…

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Dementia update

January 17, 2017, by Biddy Walcot in DementiaNews

As part of our on-going programme to become a dementia-friendly organisation, we’ve made some surprising changes to some of the patient areas in the hospice at Winsley including newly painted corridors and public areas, and new signage. Funded by an NHS CQUIN…

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Dementia – why should we care?

November 23, 2016, by Biddy Walcot in DementiaNews

More and more people are being diagnosed with dementia in the UK each year. There are now around 850,000 people with dementia and by 2025, that number is predicted to rise to 1 million. It’s not that we are, as a nation,…

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Meeting the needs of people with dementia

September 23, 2016, by Anna Richardson in Dementia

Dorothy House is committed to ensuring our services meet the needs of people with dementia and we have developed a strategy to do this. Our education team has been leading a project to work towards the following: Creating a dementia friendly environment…