Tag Archives: NHS Education for Scotland

Scotland’s Updated Care of Older People in Hospital Standards (Healthcare Improvement Scotland)

Summary Revised Scottish standards concerning acute care of older people in hospital address all aspects of the patient care pathway, including initial assessment on admission, rehabilitation, care transitions and discharge planning. There are sixteen standards. Section headings comprise: Standard 1: … Continue reading

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NICE Supports NHS Free Trial Access to Medical Research in Journals and Ebooks (NICE)

Summary NHS staff working in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland have (for a trial period) free access to articles containing current information about research and best practice published in a massive range of medical and scientific journals. This development follows recommendations in the government-commissioned … Continue reading

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Dementia Champions in Scotland (Nursing Standard / BMJ)

Summary The Scottish government plans to have 300 dementia champions by 2013. The champions are recruited from health and social care staff and given training which enables them to lead improvements in care. Supporters of the scheme say that these … Continue reading

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Improving Person-Centred Dementia Care in Hospital (Nursing Times)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary The authors of this article are strongly in favour of nurses adopting a person-centred and individualised approach to care in … Continue reading

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Promoting Excellence: A Skills and Knowledge Framework for Dementia Workers (NHS Education Scotland and Scottish Social Services Council)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 2, September 2011]. Summary NHS Education Scotland (NES) and Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) developed “Promoting Excellence: a framework for health and social services staff … Continue reading

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Dementia Resource Folder (NHS Education for Scotland)

Summary The NHS Lanarkshire Dementia Resource Folder was developed initially in 2010, to support staff in the effective delivery of dementia care. It provides an easy to read resource covering most aspects of dementia care, looking at the care given … Continue reading

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Dementia Care in Emergency Departments: Learning Resource (NHS Education for Scotland)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 1, August 2011]. Summary This online educational resource (in .pdf format), produced by NHS Education for Scotland, is targeted at staff employed in emergency … Continue reading

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