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Supporting young people through transition into adult care services

Leading change The Children and Young People Lead Nurse at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals (STHFT) led the development of transition services including its clinical pathways for children and young people (CYP) with complex care needs. This change, focussing on the transition of care from children’s health services into adult health services has led to improved experiences […]

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Improved Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) pathways in schools

Leading change The Learning Disability and CAMHS Nursing Lead for schools across North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust led on the redesign and implementation of new service pathways for specialist children’s learning disability health services. This project has led to improved outcomes and experiences of those using the services as well as better provision of […]

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End of life training for social care providers

Leading change A Senior Learning Disability Nurse (SLDN) and Senior Nurse Specialist in Palliative Care addressed unwarranted variation in end of life care for people with learning disabilities in Hertfordshire through education of staff and adapting the end of life model used in care homes. Where to look Hertfordshire County Council Community Learning Disability Nursing […]

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Introducing a specialist team and care pathway to improve care for cognitively impaired patients

Leading change The Dementia, Learning Disability and Patient Experience Lead Nurse for Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust provided leadership to develop the Dementia, Delirium and Distress pathway and establish a clinical multi-disciplinary team to provide support, guidance and education to Trust staff to improve patient outcomes and the experience of patients with cognitive […]

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“Our Lives, Our Way, Our Journey” empowering people through co-production to influence the quality of their services

Leading change Castle Supported Living Ltd, a charity in the Ribble Valley, Lancashire, is registered with the Care Quality Commission to provide personal care to adults with a learning disability living in their own homes. Recognising unwarranted variation, care staff at the organisation engaged with people who have learning disabilities to introduce co-production to further […]

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