This ‘care bundle’ will help healthcare organisations to be consistently alert to, and to respond to, the needs of people with learning disabilities, and their families and carers, when they access general hospital services.
The Mencap “Death by Indifference” campaign summarises the initial “Death by Indifference” Report which tells the stories of six deaths of people with learning disabilities, the subsequent Inquiry “Healthcare for All” and the “Confidential Inquiry into Premature Deaths of People with Learning Disabilities”.
This slideset from a Patient Safety workshop coordinated by Biomedea gives an introduction to the role of human factors and engineering in medical device malfunction and patient safety. Although some of the technologies mentioned as examples are dated, the principles remain up to date and are well outlined and communicated in this presentation.
A comprehensive and practical guide for hospitals and other organisations to undertake quality improvement work to prevent venous thrombo-embolism written by experts in the UK.
It contains driver diagrams, suggested outcome measures, case studies and suggested PDSA cycles.