This video case study produced by Diabetes UK interviews Sahra, a Muslim with Type 2 diabetes managed with insulin. She talks about her experiences of fasting during Ramadan and is a useful patient education tool for those in a similar situation.
This five minute video shows a patient’s recollections of post operative delirium. It is a useful teaching resources for all healthcare professionals and highlights the importance of good nursing care and the psychological distress an episode of delirium can cause.
The American Delirium Society aims to improve the care of patients at risk of or with delirium through research and education.
These videos are an excellent educational resource for both patients and healthcare staff which provide practical advice about the recognition, prevention and management of delirium.
Improving Patient Safety in Nursing Homes: A Resource List for Users of the AHRQ Nursing Home Survey on Patient Safety Culture
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in the US has put together a compilation of a wide variety of resources for use in improving patient safety in nursing homes. This document would be a useful starting point for individuals or teams researching in this area.
Improving healthcare support in care homes - South Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
This good practice case study describes the development and commissioning of an innovative healthcare model in nursing homes in South Manchester. The initiative has shown improved outcomes and could be a useful example for those considering a similar approach.
The British Geriatrics Society (BGS) has launched the first of a two-part guidance on the recognition and management of older patients with frailty in community and outpatient settings. Called Fit for Frailty, it has been produced in association with the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and Age UK.
This article presents an engaging, insightful and at times moving account of the role and importance of human factors in healthcare, as viewed through the inspiring story of the airline pilot and founder of the Clinical Human Factors Network, Martin Bromiley.