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"ADMIRAL NURSING DIRECT" PROGRAM

WHATA national helpline in the United Kingdom for those with Alzheimer's other dementia and their caregivers.
WHYThe dementia hotline is supported by experienced Admiral Nurses who offers practical advice and emotional support to all people affected by dementia.
WHEREDementia UK.
United Kingdom.


Program Description

Admiral Nurses:

- Work with family carers (caregivers) as their prime focus
- Provide practical advice, emotional support, information and skills to those dealing with dementia
- Deliver education and training in dementia care
- Provide consultancy to professionals working with people with dementia
- Promote best practice in person-centred dementia care


Admiral nurses are available for in home visits in select areas only. Dementia UK works in partnership with NHS providers and commissioners, social care authorities and voluntary sector organizations to promote and develop new Admiral Nursing services. The charity is responsible for upholding standards, sustaining service and supporting Admiral Nurses in practice.

Admiral Nurses are specialist mental health nurses specializing in dementia who work with family carers and people with dementia, in the community and other settings. Working collaboratively with other professionals, Admiral Nurses seek to improve the quality of life for people with dementia and their carers. They use a range of interventions that help people live positively with the condition and develop skills to improve communication and maintain relationships. Established as a result of the experiences of family carers, Admiral Nurses are named after Joseph Levy who had vascular dementia and was known as Admiral Joe because of his keen interest in sailing. source: dementiauk.org

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