Long Term Conditions training resources
The diabetes pathway defines the core components of an optimal diabetes service for people with or at risk of developing Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes that delivers the better value in terms of outcomes and cost.
People living with frailty
Thanks to funding from the Burdett Trust for Nursing, the QNI is delighted to open applications to develop a nurse-led project in the community focused on people living with frailty.
RightCare Pathways provide a national case for change and a set of resources to support Local Health Economies to concentrate their improvement efforts where there is greatest opportunity to address variation and improve population health.
NHS England resources on social prescribing
BBC report 28 Jan on more social prescribers to ease pressure on GPs
Helping to prevent pressure ulcers: quick guide for registered managers of care homes (from SCIE and NICE)
Explains how to identify those at risk of developing pressure ulcers and what health and social care practitioners can do to reduce the risk.
Staying out of hospital videos from SCIE
For health and social care professionals, commissioners and managers.
Physical activity, a key component in reducing the risk of dementia: ‘What’s good for the heart is good for the brain’!
Authors: Sue Dewhirst, Carly Tutty-Johnson, Joanna Foster-Stead, Nick Clarke, Luke Guinness; Public Health England.
Freely available through the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) website: https://agile.csp.org.uk/sites/default/files/journal/2018-11/Agile%20Autumn_Winter%202018.pdf
Care and support planning for cardiac conditions (the House of Care)
British Heart Foundation video: https://youtu.be/ZCwX8axRkg4
HEE ‘Managing Success in Dementia’ resource
A comprehensive, free, on-line resource designed to support managers, training leads and others responsible for dementia training in health, social care and housing to consider the methods and resources they can use to train staff to achieve the learning outcomes at Tier 2 of the Dementia Training Standards Framework (core skills and knowledge for people who regularly work directly with people living with dementia).
What Works in Dementia training and education study
The outputs from the study are available on the study web-site and include links to journal papers stemming from the review of literature and a free-to-use dementia training quality audit tool.
Dementia Emergency App
Provides simple guidance on how to respond to a range of dementia emergency scenarios and is useful for emergency service personnel, family carers and others. The development has been funded by Skills for Care’s Workforce Development Innovation fund. The app is free to download from the Apple and Android app stores.
Hearing the voice of people affected by dementia in research
A journal, co-edited by Alzheimer’s Society, has been published which includes 11 open access articles co-authored by researchers and people affected by dementia. This issue highlights just a few of the many different ways the voice of people with dementia can be heard through research.
An Unforgettable Guide to Staying Out of Hospital When You Have Dementia
Aimed at carers to understand common causes of hospital admissions, why each circumstance occurs, and practical steps to maintain the wellbeing of the person with dementia.