Tag: care homes

Other support available

13th May 2019

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. A series of ‘quick guides’ have been developed for care home managers and staff […]

Pressure ulcers

13th May 2019

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 […]

Hydration and nutrition

13th May 2019

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

13th May 2019

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

13th May 2019

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

13th May 2019

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

13th May 2019

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

13th May 2019

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

13th May 2019

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

13th May 2019

NHSmail gives staff in care homes the ability to securely share residents’ data and queries with doctors, nurses and GPs in the NHS. You can support us by encouraging care homes to join NHSmail. Healthy London Partnership has been working closely with the NHSmail team and NHS Digital to roll out NHSmail to a group […]