New Admiral nurse at East and North Herts NHS Trust set to provide more dementia support

PUBLISHED: 07:02 30 January 2018

The East and North Herts NHS Trust's new Admiral nurse Hannah Gardner is set to provide additional support to dementia patients and their families.

The East and North Herts NHS Trust's new Admiral nurse Hannah Gardner is set to provide additional support to dementia patients and their families.

Archant

A new Admiral nurse at the East and North Herts NHS Trust is helping to provide additional support for patients with dementia and their families – thanks to funding and support from Dementia UK.

Dementia UK launch event. Dementia UK launch event.

Speaking about her role, Hannah Gardner said: “Working with Dementia UK is an amazing opportunity. It will allow me to work closely with those who have dementia and their families – offering one-to-one support, expert guidance and practical solutions to challenges.

“I will also be working with the community Admiral nursing team at Carers in Hertfordshire, to ensure patients with dementia have a supported pathway from admission into hospital to when they’re discharged.

“If families would like extra support, they can call me on 07917 849122 or visit me in my office on ward 9B at Stevenage’s Lister Hospital.”

Charlotte Harris, for Dementia UK, said: “Admiral nurses allow families to face dementia with more confidence.”

More news stories

Yesterday, 17:00

A Stevenage teacher with alopecia said he feels amazed by his young pupils, who began raising money for charity when they learned he had the illness.

Yesterday, 13:55

A Hitchin husband and wife who were directors of an independent financial advice company have been disqualified for taking assets from an insolvent firm.

Yesterday, 12:02

A man from Baldock has raised £15,000 for Garden House Hospice Care with a tractor road run after his close friend received respite care from the cancer care facility.

Yesterday, 09:58

Numerous trains serving Welwyn Garden City, St Albans and Stevenage have been cancelled this morning as the Great Northern timetable chaos continues.

Most read stories

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the The Comet e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

The Comet weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter