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More help for hospital staff to treat people with dementia

More help for hospital staff to treat people with dementia

9:51am 23rd February 2010

Hosital staff in York are getting more help to understand the needs of people with dementia.

A campaign, called 'This is me', is being backed locally to help doctors treat patients according to their needs.

Information on dementia suffers like if they have a tendency to walk about and what might make them agitated with be given to health professionals.

It means staff can have a full picture of the individuals they're looking after before treatment is given.

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