Stokes appointed Bupa Director of Dementia Care


Posted on January 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Graham Stokes has been appointed Bupa’s first Director of Dementia Care.

The move sees Dr Stokes take up a full-time role driving forward the quality and scope of care for people living with dementia in Bupa’s care homes in the UK, Spain, New Zealand and Australia.

Dr Stokes was previously a consultant clinical psychologist and head of specialty for older people’s mental health and adults with neurodegenerative disease at South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. He has been an adviser to Bupa Care Services as head of mental health since 2002.

Managing Director of Bupa Care Services, Mark Ellerby, said: ‘Graham is a leading expert in person-centred care for people with dementia and we are delighted that he has joined us full-time.  I am certain that his insights will further help to ensure that our residents around the world achieve the best possible quality of life.’

Dr Stokes has written widely on the subject of caring for people wit





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