This discussion paper and vision statement calls for a single pharmacist & GP practice for each care home describing the context of major medication safety challenges in care homes.
This page on the British Geriatric Society’s website emphasizes the need to think differently about the health care needs of care home residents and provides a link to recently published Commissioning for Excellence in Care Homes
In this paper, Julie Storr, Neil Wigglesworth and Claire Kilpatrick, on behalf of the Infection Prevention Society, discuss the application of human factors principles within infection prevention and control activities – up until now a largely unexploited area.
This discussion paper by Claire Ballinger and Charlotte Brooks provides an overview of the ways in which occupational therapists can help older people at risk of falls, with a focus on those living in the community.
This toolkit from the British Association for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition is aimed at those involved in commissioning services to help health and care organisations to develop and implement a variety of safe approaches to nutritional care.
Developed by Healthcare Improvement Scotland, this discussion paper provides information, guidance and examples to develop best practice in the prevention and management of pressure ulcers.