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 describes the RCN’s five principles for dementia care, SPACE, and provides links to some accompanying resources to support the implementation of these – a how to guide and film.
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
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 paper from the Institute of Public Care examines the need for a coordinated approach to prevention and early intervention. It also looks at predictive modelling of those who are most likely to need hospital admission or care home admission.
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.