Dementia Strategy: What shall we do for people with dementia in Tameside & Glossop ?
On Thursday 2nd July 2009 Haughton Thornley Medical Centres invited local GPs, nurses, social services, managers, nurses and senior carers from local nursing and residential homes, staff working with the local Asian community and some patients whose relatives suffer with dementia to come along and learn about local developments and an integrated approach on how we might improve rhe way we deliver services.
Further information about Dementia is available here from NHS Choices
Also you can see the Map of Medicine
pathway which is the knowledge management tool showing the latest evidenced based medicine on how to assess and treat suspected dementiaand some of the issues you may wish to consider with your clinician as you decide further management and what choices you may have.
Get access to your GP electronic health record so that you can check when your last mammogram was and the result and also see when you are next due. If you have breast cancer then you should also get access to your records so that you can keep a closer eye on your health and help to monitor it better. For further information please click here.
to see the National Dementia Strategy from NHS Evidence
See Tommy On Tour blog about his own experience of looking after her mother who suffered with dementia
Please note: We are aware that the quality of the video recordings shown are of fairly poor quality, however we feel that the information provided is invaluable.