Tagged: patient and service user

This is me – a snapshot of the person with dementia

This is me is a leaflet produced by Alzheimer’s Society to help people with dementia to receive person-centred care, particularly if they are admitted to hospital. It is a simple and practical tool that someone going into hospital can give … Read more → – This is me – a snapshot of the person with dementia

Improving the co-ordination of end of life care

New approaches are being implemented to improve the co-ordination, and quality, of care for people approaching the end of life. As recommended in the End of Life Care Strategy (DH, 2008), EPaCCS (formerly known as Locality Registers) were piloted in … Read more → – Improving the co-ordination of end of life care

Accredited peer brokers to help others plan their care

My Support Broker is a peer support brokerage service based on a social franchise model. Disabled, older people and their supporters are trained and accredited as peer brokers to help others to plan, find and manage their own care and … Read more → – Accredited peer brokers to help others plan their care

A new website to help ‘Find Me Good Care’

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), the national charity charged with providing rigorous information and evidence to drive up the quality of social care services, is actively developing a website that provides high quality support to citizens making care … Read more → – A new website to help ‘Find Me Good Care’

Free advice and information for older people

FirstStop provides independent, free advice and information for older people, their families and carers, about care, housing and finance options in later life. It is delivered by a network of local and national partners led by the charity Elderly Accommodation … Read more → – Free advice and information for older people

Simple Telehealth & Florence help patients manage conditions

Simple Telehealth is the multi-award winning, NHS inspired and owned Telehealth solution. Simple Telehealth (STH) is designed to enable many thousands of patients take responsibility for the monitoring and management of their own condition or treatment. STH’s innovative methods allow … Read more → – Simple Telehealth & Florence help patients manage conditions

Telecare service empowers people living with MS

People living with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) are being empowered to self-manage and avoid visits to their GP or A&E by using a new telecare service called NeuroResponse, based at the National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery, UCLH. Working with service … Read more → – Telecare service empowers people living with MS

Telemedicine reduces hospital admissions in Airedale

Airedale started out doing a telemedicine service for prison health (effectively outpatient consultations by video-conference) and have now expanded the approach to some of their long term care sand palliative care patients in their own homes as well as to … Read more → – Telemedicine reduces hospital admissions in Airedale

Building on the principles of self-directed suppport

Your Way is a new way of working built around the principles of self-directed support. It is both an approach to support and a business model for providing services to individuals under personalisation. It is: A replicable business model for … Read more → – Building on the principles of self-directed suppport

Health information site meeting government drive for transparency

Our Health is a pioneering online public information service, which currently provides information on a range of local health and care services for patients, carers and professionals across the South West of England. The Our Health website is the first … Read more → – Health information site meeting government drive for transparency