Improving Health in Care Homes

Programme Brief


Care Home Training Resources

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


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

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 >


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 >


Hydration at Home

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


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 >


RESTORE2

RESTORE2 is a physical deterioration and escalation tool for care/nursing homes based on national... 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 >


Telemedicine in Care Homes

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


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