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believes if it gives me the information I will abuse every system they have and take everything ’ (1-1 interview). you have to dig and look for it ’. (Focus group participant)
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7. Improved quality of care and services for people with dementia and their carers Carer: ‘ There should be a short term place, where if the carer is sick and no longer fit to look after them for a few weeks.’ (1-1 interview) Carer: ‘ one day they might come at one o’clock, then the next day it might be half one if they happen to get held up. Or some mightn’t have turned up at all. So you couldn’t rely on them’ . (Open meeting). ‘I recommend the home care much more so than a hospital for (people with) dementia’ (Focus group participant).
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8. Clear information on the delivery of the strategy. ‘I think it is a magnificent start’ ‘I have little confidence that the strategy will make a difference without significant resources
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To attain the aforementioned: 2. An informed and effective workforce for people with dementia. This was mentioned by participants as a way to achieve the above prioritised objectives
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Other issues Complaints procedures carers reported being scared or reluctant to complain. As fear of the potential reaction paid carers may have to their relative with dementia. Even when carers have complained they reported this taking a very long time (10 months) and negligible action taken after the complaints process was followed as there was lack of availability of alternative services in their area. Abusive practices one carer in an open meeting reported their relative in a care home saying ‘ he won’t put me to bed again’ while pointing to large bruise on his arm
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Other issues Finance and resources I see it very simplistically, if you take cancer, if you take Parkinson’s, take any serious illness your treatment is funded, you go into hospital, you have an operation, you get drugs. The only
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