Enhanced Health in Care Homes and Other Care Settings: Information Resources (HEE / Skills for Care / UHB)

Summary

Health Education England (HEE) has identified Integrated Care as a key priority. HEE has the aim of supporting the workforce in delivering person-centred and coordinated healthcare services.

Integrated Care Toolkit (West Midlands ICTT)

The West Midlands Integrated Care Transformation Theme has produced a collection of resources to support Integrated Care. The West Midlands’ Integrated Care Transformation Theme (ICTT) Integrated Care Toolkit comprises resources for:

  1. Self Care: Self-Care Resources to Support Person Centred Care (see below).
  2. Carer Training: Enhanced Health in Care Homes and Other Care Settings (see below).
  3. MECC Toolkit: Making Every Contact Count Plus (MECC Plus).
  4. Integrated Care Framework.
  5. Coordinated Care.
  6. System Workforce Planning.
  7. Integrated Apprenticeships.
  8. Promotion of Integration via HEI Curricula.
  9. Also, Leadership and Manager Development (by Autumn 2017).

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Reference

Integrated Care Toolkit. West Midlands’ Integrated Care Transformation Theme (ICTT), 2017.

Carer Training: Enhanced Health in Care Homes and Other Care Settings

Resources for carers in social care have been developed with Skills for Care. These resources cover dementia, end of life care, nutrition and hydration, manual handling and infection prevention and control; also falls prevention.

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Reference

Enhanced health in care homes and other care settings. [Online]: Health Education England, November 2016.

The dementia resource pack, containing useful links:

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Reference

Learning and Development for Adult Social Care in the West Midlands. Appendix 1: Dementia. [Online]: Skills for Care / Health Education England, 2017.

The end-of-life care resource pack:

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Reference

Learning and Development for Adult Social Care in the West Midlands. Appendix 2: End of Life. [Online]: Skills for Care / Health Education England, 2017.

The infection prevention and control resource pack:

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Reference

Learning and Development for Adult Social Care in the West Midlands. Appendix 3: Infection, Harm Prevention and Control. [Online]: Skills for Care / Health Education England, 2017.

The manual handling resource pack:

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Reference

Learning and Development for Adult Social Care in the West Midlands. Appendix 4: Manual Handling. [Online]: Skills for Care / Health Education England, 2017.

The nutrition and hydration resource pack:

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Reference

Learning and Development for Adult Social Care in the West Midlands. Appendix 5: Nutrition and Hydration. [Online]: Skills for Care / Health Education England, 2017.

On falls:

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Reference

Taking positive steps to prevent falls. Falls and fracture prevention training scenarios and assessments. Taking Positive Steps Falls Prevention Training in Care Homes Programme. Birmingham: University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Trust / Health Education England, June 2017.

Information Resources Supporting Self Care

Self-care is an important way in which citizens can improve their wellbeing and reduce costs / demands upon the NHS. These information resources appear on the HEE West Midlands Learning Portal.  

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Reference

Self-care resources to support person centred care. [Online]: Health Education England, 2016 / 2017.

Health Information Week: #HIW2017

Health Information Week, is organised by Health Education England’s Library and Knowledge Services. It falls between July 3rd – 9th 2017 and aims to support the health information needs of patients and the general public.

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About Dementia and Elderly Care News

Dementia and Elderly Care News. Wolverhampton Medical Institute: WMI. (jh)
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