Dementia documentation in practice
The Royal Surrey County Hospital has a variety of documentation available on the wards to support nurses in providing excellent patient centred care. Some of the documentation used during a patient admission are below:-
- This is me, my care passport
- Bolton Pain assessment scale
- Behavioural Charts
Currently work is being undertaken around the development of a Delirium Management Tool and we are currently updating the Dementia care pathway.
Patient, relative and carer information leaflets
We have a variety of patient and carer information leaflets available across the hospital
Eating well with Dementia. Advice for patients, families and carers – PIN160609-1075
Delirium. Information for patients, relatives and carers. – PIN161222-1192
Carer passport for family members
Dental care and oral health by the Alzheimer’s society
Please ask a nurse looking after you for more information and / or if you wish to obtain one.