Dementia-friendly hospital for Fareham

QA is working to reduce the problem of bed-blocking, when patients who are ready to leave the hospital cannot do so due to care packages not being ready

Bed-blocking: Patient is stuck in hospital for 17 weeks waiting for care package to be agreed

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FAREHAM Community Hospital has been awarded Dementia Friendly status after making minor changes to the building and facilities 
to make it easier to use and navigate for patients.

The hospital is the first in the Fareham and Gosport Clinical Commissioning Group area to get the award which was made by Hampshire Dementia Action Alliance.

The hospital also provides a Dementia Advice Service, which is open Mondays from 9am to 5pm. For an appointment, contact Kirsty Samson on 07707 890891 or email kirsty.samson@alzheimers.org.uk

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