A team leader and skilled practice development facilitators who have expertise in providing a range of learning and development activities in supporting Admiral Nurses to maintain and strengthen their clinical expertise as dementia specialist nurses.
induction for new Admiral Nurses
support with individual learning and development
a range of learning opportunities such as masterclasses and regional practice development days
communities of practice
an annual residential forum for all Admiral Nurses to join together to learn and share best practice
Consultant Admiral Nurse team
clinical support to new Admiral Nurse teams
expert professional advice, guidance and support
this support might include professional leadership and consultancy; expert practice; service, practice and policy development.
they ensure that new teams have the confidence to deliver a specialist dementia service to respond to the most complex family needs
Service Evaluation team
The team provide:
advice on evaluation design and methodology,
develops service evaluation plans,
provides appropriate evaluation tools and supports analysis of data and reporting.
The team provide:
a checklist for the host and can make direct links with the Communications Lead
development of launch press release and issuing to media.
guidance around dedicating a web page to the Admiral Nurse service/setting up a freestanding website if appropriate; use of logos; how to order leaflets and merchandise; template poster; any other materials e.g. a banner
Research and Publications team
The team aims to:
coordinate Admiral Nurses and teams to be involved in both internal and external research studies
support Admiral Nurses in the development of a project or research and advise on methods and activities
support Admiral Nurses to publish in peer review journals to disseminate and share their research and expert practice