This video is a very thought-provoking insight into care of people in the community and in hospital. I noticed a dementia friend symbol on the lady’s bed at about 21 minutes, but felt the whole experience for this lady was so far from dementia friendly it made me cry. I have experienced it, in the acute setting, to a lesser degree. At least I didn’t fracture my femur…
Published on YouTube Mar 28, 2014
Created by nurses at Guy’s and St Thomas’ to raise awareness of dementia among staff, Barbara’s Story is a series of 6 films which has changed attitudes to dementia in hospitals across the world.
This film tells the story of how and why we made Barbara’s Story and includes a condensed version of all 6 episodes.
Every one of us will be affected by dementia in some way during our lives. Wherever we live, whatever we do, dementia is a universal issue.
To find out more visit http://www.guysandstthomas.nhs.uk/education-and-training/staff-training/Barbaras-story.aspx