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Our Plan consists of three priorities, People, Practice and Pathways.
People - Improving the skills knowledge and values required in our people to support individuals who have a mental health condition or dementia.
Practice - Ensuring that people receive best practice in the timely and appropriate care, support, advice or information for their mental health condition or dementia.
Partnerships - Service users are partners in all of our work and internal and external partnerships are consistently built and maintained.
Dementia is set to be one of the 21st century’s biggest healthcare challenge. At the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust, we are working towards improving the experience for people living with dementia who use our services, as well as considering the impact it will have on our workforce.
Our staff are so often in the frontline when it comes to helping people living with dementia. We want to make sure that they are trained and informed about the condition so that they have a good understanding of how to best support patients, families and carers.
The Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust is now recognised as a Dementia Friendly Community by the Alzheimer’s Society which allows us to focus on improving inclusion and quality of life for people with dementia in a number of ways.
Resources we have developed in partnership with people living with dementia:
Our long term ambitions for mental health and dementia are aligned to our Integrated Medium Term Plan priorities. We aspire to: