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Leading change Learning disability nurses at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust led the development and implementation of an Intensive Support Team (IST) to support people with a learning disability either within the community or in-patient unit. This has significantly improved outcomes, experience and use of resources locally. Where to look NICE (2018) highlight that […]
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 Practice Lead for Learning Disability and Mental Health Services at Turning Point led the development and implementation of an action plan for STopping Over Medication of People (STOMP) with a learning disability, autism or both. This was in synergy with positive behaviour support (PBS) within the organisation. Turning Point is a UK […]
Leading change The Nurse Consultant for Learning Disabilities at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust led on the review of service provision and development of new multi-disciplinary team (MDT) approaches to care for people with learning disabilities and their families across the Trust. This programme of work has led to improved outcomes and experiences across […]
Leading change A Learning Disability (LD) Nurse Consultant established a nursing forum at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust, which has improved communication across the directorates, staff confidence and experience. Where to look NICE (2018) highlight that people with learning disabilities are now living significantly longer. Emerson and Baines (2010) have reported, as well as […]
Leading change A Matron at the David Lewis National Epilepsy Centre, a health foundation based in Cheshire, led a programme of work to embed Vagus Nerve Simulation (VNS) mentorship into clinical practice. This has supported staff to develop their skills, knowledge and roles which is impacting outcomes, experience and use of resources locally. Where to […]
Leading change A Staff Nurse at Dragon Square Community Unit, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust led on improvements to the evidence based approach to service delivery and care for children aged 5 – 18 years. This approach has led to locally improved outcomes, experiences and use of resources by supporting staff to tailor approaches […]
Leading change The Senior Social Worker and Nursing Clinical Lead in the Staying Home Team, Stoke City Council and North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust (NSCHT) have with the full active involvement of the team redesigned and implemented a new ‘best interests’ decision-making process. This new process has led to improved outcomes, experiences and use […]
Leading change The Clinical and Nursing Lead for Learning Disabilities/Autism Spectrum Disorder (LDASD) at South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG) led on the implementation of the Green Light Tool Kit (2017) across the Trust. This programme has improved outcomes, experience and ensured resources are used effectively ensuring services remain focused […]
Leading change A Lead Health Facilitation Nurse at the North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust led the work to establish a Learning Disability Health Facilitation and Acute Liaison Service at the Trust, on behalf of the Learning Disability Directorate. This new service has led to improved outcomes and enhanced experience for patients with learning disabilities […]