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Providing high quality, compassionate and continually improving healthcare for older people.

15 February 2017Categories: Care of the elderly services, Compassionate Care, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, The HMS Victory Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, The Rosa Parks AwardTags:

We understand compassionate care begins with high quality, safe care delivered by staff who feel well supported to give of [...]

Geriatrician review of older people with frailty

22 December 2016Categories: admission avoidance, Care of the elderly services, clinical guidelines, ECIST Network, Generating new knowledge to improve care and treatment, Integrating health and social care, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Preventing delayed discharge, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, Together we canTags: ,

The Royal College of Physicians’ Future Hospital Programme aims to promote new models of delivering medical care in hospital and [...]

iCare Ward team transforms the discharge process for patients

20 December 2016Categories: Care of the elderly services, ECIST Network, Fabulous Stuff, Integrating health and social care, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Nursing, Preventing delayed discharge, Primary care, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award, The Penguin Teamship Award, The Rosa Parks AwardTags: , ,

Background In Yeovil it was identified that there was  increased demand and the lack of capacity in the community to care [...]

Specialist geriatric service integrated into care homes

24 July 2015Categories: Active communities, admission avoidance, Care of the elderly services, Fabulous Stuff, Generating new knowledge to improve care and treatment, Integrating health and social care, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Preventative Health Care, Preventing delayed discharge, Primary care, Service pathway improvements, The 5127 Award, The Penguin Teamship AwardTags: ,

Future Hospital case study focuses on the Integrated Community Ageing Team (ICAT), which was commissioned by Islington CCG to provide [...]

Reducing infection rates in a dementia care home by 100%!

19 July 2015Categories: Celebrating fabness, Dementia Care, Generating new knowledge to improve care and treatment, Infection control, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Nursing, The 5127 Award, The HMS Victory Award, Together we canTags: , ,

Shauna Rooney developed infection prevention and control training in the dementia care home in which she worked and this has [...]

New specialist roles are helping to enhance the patient journey

17 July 2015Categories: Care of the elderly services, Multidisciplinary Team Working, Nursing, Service pathway improvements, The 4 Candles Award, The HMS Victory AwardTags: , ,

A number of specialist new roles at Burton Hospitals are helping to improve the patient experience, reduce the number of [...]

iPad engAGE a creative model that designs individual programmes for older people

16 July 2015Categories: Care of the elderly services, Dementia Care, digital inclusion, Digital technology, Fabulous Stuff, The HMS Victory Award, The Rosa Parks AwardTags: ,

Driven Digital unAwards 2015 Runner up Most outstanding digital inclusion initiative We know that many people who could benefit from digital [...]

Retired nurses are improving care home residents’ lives

14 July 2015Categories: Compassionate Care, Dementia Care, Integrating health and social care, safeguarding, The 4 Candles Award, The HMS Victory Award, The Rosa Parks AwardTags: ,

The Care Home 'Ask and Talk' (CHAaT) volunteer service in Wales is using  retired nurses and healthcare professionals to find [...]

How a tenner’s worth of art supplies energised a group of inpatients

13 July 2015Categories: Celebrating fabness, Mental Health Services, music therapy, Nursing, The Rosa Parks Award, The TNT AwardTags: ,

An art therapy project created by a third-year mental health student has been improving the self esteem and social skills [...]

Preventing infection with user-friendly tools in the independent care sector

12 July 2015Categories: Dementia Care, Fabulous Stuff, Infection control, Multidisciplinary Team Working, The 4 Candles Award, The 5127 Award, The HMS Victory Award, Visible leadershipTags: , ,

Check to Protect, which enhances the skills and knowledge of staff in care homes, has been taken up by almost [...]

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