butterfly scheme


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butterfly scheme

A term of art referring to a graphic representation of control loops found in regulation of serum calcium under physiological and pathological conditions, with the potential for adaptation in each situation.
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The Butterfly scheme and This is Me initiative help ensure the needs of dementia patients are recognised in hospitals and ensure patients have an individual care plan.
It will also enable the hospital to be involved in the national Butterfly scheme to help identify patients with dementia more easily, complementing the work already taking place throughout the trust.
The butterfly scheme allows staff to identify patients with dementia and provide them with the specialist care they need.
Creator of the Butterfly Scheme, Barbara Hodkinson, said: "When a person with dementia is taken into hospital family members or their carers are asked for information about that person's specific care needs, then this information is used to better support the patient while they are in hospital.
These include projects such as a staff training programme called the Butterfly Scheme with the health trust, and an online community named Talking Point which allows discussions to take place between dementia patients and carers regarding their experiences and this also allows them to seek day-to-day advice.