Tag Archives: Patient Participation

Patient Participation Awareness Week (NAPP)

Summary The National Association for Patient Participation (NAPP) has declared June 1st to 7th 2014 as the Patient Participation Awareness Week. The purpose of NAPP’s awareness campaign is to promote the role and benefits of Patient Participation Groups (PPGs), for … Continue reading

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Self-Management in Early Stage Dementia (Dementia / Journal of Nursing Scholarship)

Summary Previous research has indicated that self-care interventions are effective for people living with long-term conditions. This article explores the feasibility of self-management programs specifically for people with dementia at an early stage. The experiences of people attending one such … Continue reading

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NHS Culture, Patient Safety and Care Quality (Lancaster University)

Summary This report from Lancaster University investigates culture and behaviour in the NHS. It asserts that there are times when the quality of care in the English NHS may be compromised by a lack of clearly defined goals, over-regulation, and … Continue reading

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Overhaul of Hospital Care (BBC News / RCP / Future Hospital Commission)

Summary The Future Hospital Commission has recommended a radical re-structuring of care for frail elderly people with complex needs. There is a need to avoid multiple moves for patients with multiple morbidities after their admission to hospital. Instead of moving … Continue reading

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Relate, Motivate, Appreciate: A Montessori Resource (Alzheimer’s Australia)

Summary The main dementia charity in Australia has launched a document about the application of Montessori techniques in dementia. This is part of “RELATE, MOTIVATE, APPRECIATE: A Montessori Resource”. Refer to http://www.fightdementia.org.au and the Relate, Motivate, Appreciate website. Full Text … Continue reading

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Care Quality Commission Guide for Patient Participation Groups (CQC)

Summary The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published a guide for patient participation groups (PPGs). It explains what patient participation groups (PPGs) are meant to do, and what is involved when the CQC inspects their GP practices. Section headings in this … Continue reading

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