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”.
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 Design Resource Centre provides access to selected resources for those interested in creating the best possible environment for people with dementia.
In the UK, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and Health and Wellbeing Boards (HWBs) use clinical indicators to measure the quality of health services commissioned by CCGs and, as far as possible, the associated health outcomes.