Iscuss the impact for the next five years of the increasing number of individuals with dementia upon your area of practice
Discuss the nature of dementia in old age and the impact upon care provision.
critically reflect upon the expertise of colleagues and know when to seek advice and co-working.
critically examine how staff may influence quality of life therough positive interactions.
discuss the interagency systems to support handling suspicions of abuse.
critically examine the support systems available for those providing care and identify how it might be enhanced.
My area of practice is a 57 bed nursing home for older people with dementia, we work ion partnership with local hospital in sheffield, beds are funded through PCT, we offer rehabilitation to people who are admitted tro hospital with other illnesses but suffer from dementia, we offer physio and OT prior to being able to return home or into residential care.
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