Butterfly Scheme

Short Title
Category Post Diagnosis
Organisation IOW NHS Trust
Contact Name Barbara Hodkinson
Contact Email barbara@butterflyscheme.org.uk
Web Link http://butterflyscheme.org.uk/
Sector Hospital/Acute Care Education
Region Isle of Wight
Postcode PO305TG
Active Yes

Butterfly Scheme (identification and associated care approach for people with dementia, cognitive impairment or confusion) implemented across all patient wards, and is really embedded within the orthopaedic ward. Interest from physiotherapy to link with nursing staff.

ED taken on principles, and use their own logo.

Memory service hold well attended monthly dementia champion meetings


Pain tool is being piloted across 2 areas by pain specialist.

Following the Butterfly Scheme staff are better able to support someone with a dementia in their care and physical and mental health care needs on a ward or in a clinic.

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