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This page contains links to information and resources from other organisations supporting care homes and the workforce. NICE The National Institute for Health and Social Care provides guidance, advice, quality standards and information services for health, public health and social care. Their website also includes guidance for Care Homes and examples of initiatives being implemented across […]

Pressure ulcers

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This page contains useful information and resources to support care homes with managing and reducing pressure ulcers. The React to Red Skin team have kindly shared their educational resources about the dangers of pressure ulcers and the simple steps that can be taken to avoid them. For more information visit their website. Within these pages […]

Infection prevention

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This page contains useful information and resources to support infection prevention in care homes. “The steps taken in care homes to protect residents and staff from infection represent an important element in the quality of care, particularly as some infections have the capacity to spread within environments where susceptible people share eating and living accommodation. […]

Hydration and nutrition

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This page contains useful information and resources to support hydration and nutrition in care homes. The Malnutrition Task Force (MTF) The Malnutrition Task Force (MTF) is committed to working across the community and care settings to tackle avoidable and preventable malnutrition and dehydration in older people. For more information visit their dedicated space on Age […]

Falls prevention

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Early intervention is vital in order to help reduce falls. This page contains useful information and resources to support falls prevention in care homes. Training materials The training materials available to download here are courtesy of Greenwich CCG developed for care homes as part of the Greenwich Falls in Care Homes Elimination Strategy (GreenFInCHES) project. […]

DSPT/NHSmail

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We have been supporting care homes in areas across London to complete the Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT) and accessing NHSmail. For more information about the toolkit and NHSmail visit the following pages: Data Security & Protection Toolkit (DSPT) NHSmail  If you require further information about training and support available please contact the team […]

Recognising deterioration

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This page contains useful information and resources to support recognising signs of deterioration in care homes. Spotting signs of deterioration Significant 7 and What’s best for Lily? are two new and highly effective educational training programmes that have been developed to support care home staff to recognise the signs of deterioration in residents and improve […]

Funding opportunities

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There are various funding opportunities available to support you and your local systems to become better connected and communicate more effectively using digital resources and platforms. Additional funding and expert advice has been made available to support the adult social care provider sector with data and cyber security A new funding opportunity to support care […]

CarePulse

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CarePulse is the bed capacity management system being used by all care homes across London. Having access to up to date bed vacancy information is an invaluable source of intelligence for health and social care services; helping to ensure people who are in need of care home support are placed in a suitable and comfortable […]

Digital Social Care

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Digital Social Care is becoming an essential part of joint working between health and social care. The Registered Nursing Home Association is working in partnership with NHS Digital to support the digital journey of social care providers. The Digital Social Care website can be accessed via: www.digitalsocialcare.co.uk.  If you wish to provide feedback about the […]

NHSmail

Healthy London Partnership has been working closely with the NHSmail team and NHS Digital to roll out NHSmail to a group of care homes across London. Read more about how we have been supporting care homes to join NHSmail. We have just released videos that showcase care homes that are already using NHSmail and the […]

Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT)

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We have been supporting care homes to complete the first steps required to achieve entry level of the Data Security and Protection Toolkit (DSPT). By completing the toolkit care homes are able to demonstrate they are aware of; data protection policies, their responsibilities for recording accurate data – whilst keeping it safe and secure, and […]

Summer readiness

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#TempAware This page contains useful information and resources to support care homes during warmer periods of the year, especially the summer months. To help you feel prepared for a heat wave, read through the following ‘Beat the Heat, keeping residents safe and well’ checklist developed by Public Health England. Advice for care home managers and […]

Winter readiness

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Winter readiness resources 2019 This page contains useful information and resources to support care homes during colder periods of the year, especially the winter months. Upcoming webinars are listed below which explain more about flu readiness, NHS111 *6, managing winter illness and winter readiness. Webinar dates  Topics covered   Webinar 1 16th September 2019 13:30pm- […]

Child Death Review regional workshops – summary

Healthy London Partnership (HLP) has supported child death review professionals across London’s  to come together and discuss the challenges and considerations of the new statutory requirements. Summary document Between January and March 2019, a regional workshop took place in each of London’s five sustainability and transformation partnership (STP) areas to facilitate this important work. We […]

Case study: Supporting care homes to join NHSmail

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Bringing together partners with transformation experts and Londoners is one of the key roles Healthy London Partnership (HLP) plays in tackling London’s most complex health challenges. Through partnerships with NHS Digital and NHS England, Healthy London Partnership has played a significant role in bringing a group of care homes onto NHSmail. What was the challenge? Care homes largely rely […]

Case study: City and Hackney neighbourhood model

Demand for health and social care is increasing as people live longer with complex conditions. A workforce modelling tool is a useful addition for those wishing to bring about new models in primary and integrated care, and service re-design around specific groups of patients. City and Hackney neighbourhood model Dr Stephanie Coughlin, clinical lead for […]

Children and young people’s health services in London: a case for change

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This report outlines the case for change for regional work on improving life outcomes for all of London’s children and young people. This document is aimed at planners, commissioners and providers of healthcare services for children and young people. It is written to help commissioners and providers prepare and develop their local plans, to implement […]

Personalised Care mapping

Following the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan, the Universal Personal Care implementation model and other key documents, Healthy London Partnership has undertaken a rapid analysis of current and planned activity to understand where the gaps and opportunities are for improving personalised care in London. These documents offer a snapshot of current and planned […]