The Covid Oximetry at Home work (sometimes called a "virtual ward") describes an enhanced package of remote monitoring (of symptoms and oxygen saturations) for patients with confirmed/suspected Covid-19 who are at risk of future deterioration/admission, provided within a patient’s own home (or usual residence) overseen by a multidisciplinary team (MDT) from either the community or hospital.
A short film highlighting the benefits of the new and unique Hydration at Home Toolkit to help people who work in caring roles (e.g. care homes and domiciliary care) to improve hydration among older people in their care using an online tool.
Wessex AHSN has worked in collaboration with Hampshire County Council to produce the Hydration at Home Toolkit, which includes an E-learning module.
The Hydration at Home e-learning module and Toolkit has been endorsed by the British Dietetic Association.
DERMA was an EU Interreg 2 Seas project that developed novel materials for the management of chronic wounds. The consortium was composed of the Universities of Brighton, Portsmouth and Gent, and French tech transfer agency Eurasante. This documentary - Biomaterials in Action - introduces the problem of chronic dermal ulcers, describes how DERMA intervened in this field, and reveals the results achieved. The film features interviews with internationally acclaimed clinicians and researchers and includes key industrial insight and CGI animations of the developed technologies.
This video shows a volunteer using the Nutrition Wheel with an older person attending a singing group in Southbourne, Dorset. The Nutrition Wheel is an interactive version of the Patients Association Nutrition Checklist. It is designed to provide a framework for starting a conversation about nutrition, to help identify people at increased risk of undernutrition and guide the user on basic advice and signposting to support the person to improve their nutrition.
A Wessex leisure centre (River Park, Winchester) offers local people a chance to manage chronic pain and be more active.
This video shows the highlights from the INSCCOPe project, a project run in partnership between Wessex AHSN, Bournemouth University and Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. The project involved putting in place a new procedure around malnutrition screening and treatment within the community, and looked at the barriers and enablers to implementing this new procedure within Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust. This video features team members sharing their experiences of the project and the benefits it has had on their patients.
For more information on the project, please visit bournemouth.ac.uk/nutrition-screening.