Dementia help after services join forces
TWO NHS Foundation Trusts have linked to provide their members with more informationabout how to cope when family or friends with dementia go into hospital.
TWO NHS Foundation Trusts have linked to provide their members with more information
about how to cope when family or friends with dementia go into hospital.
Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust and the Norfolk and Norwich
University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will be hosting a joint event on the subject.
Named Coming into hospital- improving care for patients with dementia, it is being held from 2pm to 5pm on Tuesday, August 10 at the John Innes Conference Centre, Norwich.
Maggie Wheeler, Chair of Norfolk and Waveney Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust said:
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'As a mental health trust we have considerable experience and expertise in working with people
'But people with dementia also get cancer, have heart disease, break their legs - they need to
know that as well as the excellent physical care they require, the special needs of their
dementia will also be understood. That is why understanding dementia is vital to all of us in our
community - and why I welcome this joint initiative'.
To book a place, call 01603 287634 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org