Videos

Category: End of Life Care


AHSN Network's impact: 2013 - 2017

The AHSN Network is proud to present a new video showcasing the unique role and wide-ranging impact of England’s 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs). Told in the words of key stakeholders and partners, it sums up in less than 4 minutes how the AHSN Network is enabling the faster spread and adoption of innovation into the NHS in England.


An End of Life Care project in Dorset

The End of Life Care Project was delivered in 2013 with Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust & the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust after the outgoing South West SHA identified that acute trusts had room for improvement in their end of life care.

DCHFT and Weldmar delivered a project around: 1) multi-professional communication skills training in 12 workshops for all clinicians working in the trust, and 2) the establishment of an End of Life Care Champions Group for registered and non-registered healthcare workers in the trust to attend study days and learning & practice days to see EOL care taking place in another setting.


Building capacity in the Independent Hospice Sector: the Demographic challenge

In September 2011, the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust (Weldmar) held its 21st anniversary conference Complexities of Care – Ensuring Excellence in End of Life Care. The conference explored the need to meet the changing and growing expectations of hospice users and how this can be achieved at a time of significant demographic challenges and global economic crisis. To meet this challenge the Weldmar has innovatively reconfigured its services with the aims of building capacity, and further improving its offer, within existing resources.

Andy Pring, South West Public Health Observatory, was a guest speaker at the conference. In this video he examines the demographic challenge.


Building capacity in the Independent Hospice Sector: Holistic patient assessment & person centred dementia care

In September 2011, the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust (Weldmar) held its 21st anniversary conference Complexities of Care – Ensuring Excellence in End of Life Care. The conference explored the need to meet the changing and growing expectations of hospice users and how this can be achieved at a time of significant demographic challenges and global economic crisis. To meet this challenge the Weldmar has innovatively reconfigured its services with the aims of building capacity, and further improving its offer, within existing resources.

Dai Roberts (St Ann’s Hospice) and Berys Birdfield (Nurse Practitioner – Older Person’s Mental Health) spoke at the conference. In this video both speakers set-out the need for a personalised approach to meeting patient/user need.


Weldmar Trust: Building capacity in the Independent Hospice Sector

In September 2011, the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust (Weldmar) held its 21st anniversary conference Complexities of Care – Ensuring Excellence in End of Life Care.

The conference explored the need to meet the changing and growing expectations of hospice users and how this can be achieved at a time of significant demographic challenges and global economic crisis. To meet this challenge the Weldmar has innovatively reconfigured its services with the aims of building capacity, and further improving its offer, within existing resources.

Alison Ryan (Chief Executive Officer) and Dr Richard Sloan (Medical Director) from the Weldmar spoke at the conference. In this video Alison sets out the key challenges and her vision for meeting them, and Richard explores the balance of medical verses non-medical resources in hospice care.


The Weldmar Hospicecare Trust Conference 2011

In September 2011, the Weldmar Hospicecare Trust (Weldmar) held its 21st anniversary conference Complexities of Care – Ensuring Excellence in End of Life Care. The conference explored the need to meet the changing and growing expectations of hospice users and how this can be achieved at a time of significant demographic and economic challenges. To meet this challenge, the Weldmar has innovatively reconfigured its services with the aims of building capacity and improvement within existing resources.

Dai Roberts (St Ann’s Hospice) and Berys Birdfield (Nurse Practitioner, Older Person’s Mental Health) spoke at the conference. In this video, both speakers set-out the need for a personalised approach to meeting patient/user need in dementia care.