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Leading change A Tissue Viability Team at Bassetlaw Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) led the development of the ‘React to Red’ resource to support the prevention of pressure ulcers in care homes and the community. This resource and programme of work has significantly improved outcomes, experience and use of resources. Where to look The Department of […]
Leading change The Clinical Governance Manager at Somerset Care Ltd led a programme of work to improve clinical governance and nursing leadership at the organisation. This initiative has positively influenced practice which is improving outcomes, experiences and use of resources. Where to look Somerset Care Ltd is a care provider and not-for-profit care company in […]
Leading change A Nurse Consultant at PBS4, (a non-profit social enterprise) developed a support model which aims to reduce behaviours that challenge, by supporting improvements in quality of life. The programme has raised awareness of positive behavioural support locally which is enhancing outcomes and experiences. Where to look The Winterbourne View Hospital Review (Department of […]
Leading change The Care Homes Quality Assurance nurses and commissioners at Haringey Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) led on the development and implementation of a nurse-led Advanced Care Planning facilitator project in care homes. The new initiative complements existing End of Life Care (EOLC) provision in care homes and has delivered improved outcomes, experiences and use […]
Leading change The Deputy Chief Nurse at Southampton City Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) developed and implemented a Registered Care Home Manager leadership programme for managers in the local area. The programme has led to transformational improvements for the homes, their staff, residents and carers. Where to look The State of Care Report (Care Quality Commission, […]
Leading change The Registered Nurse at BrendonCare, a registered charity dedicated to improving the quality of life for older people, led a programme to improve awareness, understanding and use of advanced care plans with residents in the home. The programme has resulted in improved experiences for staff, residents and their families. Where to look The […]
Leading change The Community Matron at Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust led on the local implementation of the national Red Bag Scheme in Care Homes across North Dorset. The success of the programme has led to improved outcomes, experiences and use of resources locally. Where to look NICE (2016) describes the ‘Red Bag’ Scheme […]
Leading change The newly appointed Practice Matron at Consett Medical Practice introduced and led an enhanced approach to supporting residents in care homes registered with the Practice. This replaced a more re-active service being offered by the GPs. The Practice Matron led a programme of work to address and change this, strengthening working relationships with […]
Leading change The Emergency Nurse Practitioner and Clinical Nurse Lead for Digital Health at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust (TGICFT) led the implementation of a digital service that has significantly reduced avoidable admissions to the emergency department (ED), improved experiences for nursing and residential home service users and staff, as well as […]
Leading change Nurse leads at Belong, a non-profit charitable organisation, implemented a best practice framework for residents living with dementia. This nurse-led programme aimed to improve staff knowledge, confidence and competence in caring for residents. The project has improved resident outcomes and experience, empowering staff across the organisation to implement change. Where to look Belong […]