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Showing all projects in the category: Mental Health.

NHS Mindfulness Garth Surgery

A new NHS Mindfulness and Wellbeing service for patients with recurrent depression and anxiety living in Redcar and Cleveland has been introduced. The service was developed by The Garth Surgery and the pilot service was funded from Mental Health Innovation Funding (South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group 2014/15). The service is aimed at patients who have […]

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Innovative Ways to Support Smokers Requiring Nicotine Management in Mental Health Organisation

A partnership approach to supporting patients to stop smoking in a Mental Health setting Overview Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) provide mental health, learning disability and eating disorder services in County Durham, Darlington, Tees Valley, York and most of North Yorkshire. The Trust went smoke free in March 2016 and a […]

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End of Life Care Awareness Training for Care Home and Domiciliary Care Staff

Health Education England – North East has provided End of Life Care Awareness training for staff working in care homes and social care staff working in the community, across the North-East region. The training aims to improve the care delivered by care staff at the end of life, both in care homes and in the […]

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Dementia Awareness Training for Care Home and Domiciliary Care Staff: Case Study

Health Education England – North East has provided Dementia Awareness training for staff working in care homes and social care staff working in the community, across the North-East region. The training aims to improve the care delivered by care staff to people with dementia, both in care homes and in the wider community. Training is […]

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North East Dementia Innovation Hub: RCGP Dementia Roadmap and Sound Doctor Dementia Films

The number of people with dementia is predicted to double in the next 30 years. Early intervention and timely information and support can enable people with dementia to live independently for as long as possible. Newcastle University’s North East Dementia Innovation Hub supports and stimulates the delivery of world-class interventions and support for people with […]

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MindMate – An app based platform empowering people with dementia

MindMate is an award-winning App that has been designed to provide an assistance platform for people with dementia, their carers and family members. The App has been designed and optimised specifically for older people and is being used by thousands of people worldwide. MindMate Case Study (uploaded revised version 22 January 2018)

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