Improving Health in Care Homes

Programme Brief

Electronic Repeat Dispensing (eRD)

In response to Covid-19, we are supporting the wider deployment of eRD across GP practices. This ... Find out more >


PINCER is the Pharmacist-led Information technology iNtervention for the reduction of Clinically ... Find out more >

Transfers of Care Around Medicines - now the NHS Discharge Medicines Service

Transfer of Care Around Medicines (TCAM) – ensuring support with medicines for patients leaving h... Find out more >

NHS BSA Polypharmacy Prescribing Comparators

What is the NHSBSA Polypharmacy Comparator tool?The NHSBSA Polypharmacy Comparator tool consists ... Find out more >

Improving health in care homes: the Wessex AHSN offer

Wessex AHSN is working across a number of our programmes to help improve the health of care home ... Find out more >

iSPACE Resources

  IntroductionWe have completed working across Hampshire, Dorset, IOW and South Wiltshire to spre... Find out more >

Care Home Training Resources

Support to Care Homes across Wessex from Wessex PSCWessex PSC is working to support Care Homes ac... Find out more >

Hydration at Home

Dehydration is a concern in older people due to the potential adverse effects on function and cli... Find out more >

Xim Lifelight - Early warning through camera based vital signs monitoring

Lifelight is a digital technology that enables the measurement of patient vital signs: heart rate... Find out more >

Hydration at Home Toolkit

Wessex AHSN has worked in collaboration with Hampshire County Council to produce the Hydration at... Find out more >

Optimising Anticoagulation in Atrial Fibrillation

Since 2014 we have been working across Wessex to improve detection and management of patients wit... Find out more >

Nutrition in Older People

Undernutrition is a form of ‘malnutrition’, which simply means ‘poor nutrition’. It affects 10-15... Find out more >

Using Soft Signs to Identify early indications of Physical Deterioration

Neurological Soft Signs (NSS) have been used since the early 20th century to help Neuropsychologi... Find out more >

Learning from Deaths in the NHS

Wessex AHSN is helping organisations across Wessex to learn from deaths of people in their care, ... Find out more >

Telemedicine in Care Homes

What is the telemedicine in care homes project?The telemedicine service for care homes offers an ... Find out more >

Medicine Safety in Care Home Programme

Improving the safety of giving medicines to people living in care homesMedicines are a vital par... Find out more >

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Resources to support care homes and their staff effectively deal with deterioration among patients and residents

The COVID-19 pandemic raises challenges for care home residents, their families and the staf...

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