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Get personal advice and practical support from Alzheimers Society’s Dementia Support Service. Find one-to-one personalised support in Shropshire, and Telford and Wrekin. Face-to-face, over the phone or in writing, we can help you.
Get in touch today:
Tel: 01952 250 392
Ludlow Dementia Café:
If you have Dementia, or are caring for someone with Dementia, come along and meet others in a similar situation. You can spend time sharing information and experiences, or simply have a cup of tea and a chat. Meets on the first Wednesday of each month 10:30am – 12:30pm at:
St Peter’s Parish Centre
Ludlow, SY8 1QZ
Tel: 01952 250 392
Professionals with Alzheimer’s.
Please attend the first meeting, 10:00am 20 March 2018 at the Shropshire Conference Centre, of PALZ-UK – Professionals with Alzheimer’s. The parking is FREE at the Centre.
Future meeting will take place every two months at the same venue with a variety of stimulating speakers followed by discussion.
There is no need for a patient to involve a solicitor at all. There is no standard form for a living will.
Link to the NHS Choices website
Link to the Age UK’s factsheet.
The Herbert Protocol: Safe & Found
Care Providers’ 60-second Briefing
What is the Herbert Protocol?
It is a simple risk reduction tool to be used in the event of an adult with care and support needs going missing. It consists of a form that contains vital information about a person at risk that can be passed to the police if the person is reported missing. A recent photograph of the person should also be kept with the form. It is not intended to replace existing safeguarding and security measures.
Who decides who is at risk?
The judgement should be based on your professional opinion.
Who fills the form in?
In a care setting, the care provider, the person at risk or their family can fill in the form. Please seek permission from the person at risk or their next of kin. If neither is possible, the care provider should make a ‘best interests’ assessment.
When should the form be sent to the police?
The police only need the form if the person is reported missing. There is no need to send it before then.
Where should the form be stored?
It should be stored securely in the care setting, in accordance with data protection laws, but where you can find it quickly.
Printed or electronic form?
Electronic is preferable, however, hand completed hard copies can also be used.
What should a care provider do if the person goes missing?
After you have conducted an ‘open door’ search of the address, grounds and outbuildings and you believe a person is missing, alert the police at the earliest opportunity. If you believe the person missing is at a high risk of harm, please call 999.
Tell the police operator that you have the Herbert Protocol person profile.