Episode 1: Introducing NDAA Meets…

The podcast is an overview of the hospital project from when it was conceived as the Right Care in 2012, to the progress that has been made with the Dementia Friendly Hospital Charter. It gives information about the numbers of hospital trusts signed up and the progress made to date. Kelly Kaye, NDAA Executive Lead can be contacted on kelly.kaye@alzheimers.org.uk [...]

Episode 2: Barts Health Trust – Lucy Cosgrove

In this podcast we speak to Lucy Cosgrove, Dementia Clinical Nurse Specialist at Whipps Cross Hospital, part of the Barts Health Trust. Lucy talks about the work taking place at the Trust and the new Dementia and Delirium Team. Read More: http://journals.rcni.com/doi/abs/10.7748/ns.30.15.43.s50 Listen Here

Episode 3: Jane Youell

This podcast is an overview of the work Jane has been carrying out. She has been carrying out research into the intimate behaviour of people with dementia. Jane Youell is a Researcher at Institute of Health and Wellbeing, University of Northampton. She can be contacted on Jane.Youell@northampton.ac.uk Listen Here

Episode 4: Nicci Gerrard and John’s Campaign

John's Campaign has a simple aim: to make access easy for family carers of people living with dementia when they are admitted to hospital. In this episode of NDAA Meets... Nicci shares with us her father's experiences with dementia, the story behind how John's Campaign came about, and another story that involves treacle tarts! John's Campaign is endorsed by NDAA. [...]

Episode 5: Rachel Thompson and Dementia UK

Rachel Thompson is Professional Lead for Admiral Nursing at Dementia UK. Admiral Nurses are specialist dementia nurses who give expert practical, clinical and emotional support to families living with dementia to help them cope. Rachel shares how Admiral Nurses are making a difference in community and acute care settings, as well as how they are making use of the NDAA's [...]

Episode 6: Danielle Wilde and Royal Free London

Danielle Wilde is Dementia Specialist at Royal Free London, and developed the CAPER programme. CAPER delivers mandatory dementia training for staff at Royal Free London. It is designed to upskill all staff with patient contact on a hospital ward, including assistants and domestic staff to ensure that people with dementia receive the best possible care. In her own words, the [...]

Episode 7: Vicki Leah and Jo James

Vicki Leah was formally Consultant Nurse of Older People and is currently working on a project with the Royal College of Nursing raising awareness around delirium. Vicki was previously the chair of our Dementia Friendly Hospitals Charter Task Force and that position is now being taken up by Jo James who is Lead Nurse Dementia at Imperial College London Healthcare NHS Trust. [...]

Episode 8: Dawne Garrett, Royal College of Nursing

For our latest NDAA podcast we caught up with Dawne Garrett who is the Professional Lead for Older People and Dementia Care at the Royal College of Nursing. Dawne is a member of our Dementia-Friendly Hospitals Charter task force and has been a long term collaborator with the NDAA. We spoke to Dawne about the what her role with the [...]

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