RQIA conducted unannounced inspections at Northern Ireland's 11 acute hospitals, speaking to over 350 patients and their relatives, observing practice and reviewing patients' notes. This review makes 14 regional recommendations across the areas to improve the quality of care for older people in Northern Ireland's hospitals.
This report focuses on work to identify frailty in 4 locations in Scotland. The purpose is to describe what is happening in each location, reflect on the factors that have helped make their approaches successful, identify any obstacles the teams encountered and draw out key principles.
Good Practice Case Study. Improving the experience for dementia - Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust
This piece describes the work that Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust carried out at Musgrove Hospital as part of the Enhancing the Healing Environment (EHE) programme.