Improving Health in Care Homes

Programme Brief


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 >


Telemedicine in Care Homes

What is the telemedicine in care homes project?Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT) al... 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 >


diasend® by Glooko

The Primary Care Innovations team are currently working with Glooko to trial diasend® in pri... Find out more >


Hydration at Home Toolkit

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


Electronic Repeat Dispensing

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


eConsult Optimisation Support Project

General practice has rapidly increased the number of digital and remote consultations carried out... Find out more >


Transfers of Care Around Medicines (TCAM)

Transfer of Care Around Medicines – ensuring support with medicines for patients leaving hospital... 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 >


RESTORE2

RESTORE2TM is a physical deterioration and escalation tool for care/nursing homes based on nation... Find out more >


Care Home Training Resources

New online video based NEWS2 and Deterioration training for community and care home staffWessex A... 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 >


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 >


Nutrition in Older People

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


Cardionetics - 24Hr Ambulatory ECG Monitor with Analysis

The Cardionetics C.Net5000 is a 24/48-hour ambulatory ECG monitor with instant automated analysis... 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 >


iSPACE Resources

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


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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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Learning from Deaths in the NHS