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The Cambridge Belfry Hotel

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Cambourne

CB23 6BW

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This is a one day event focussing on one of the key challenges currently facing our health and care economy. It has also been chosen as the key area for the Patient Safety Collaborative. The event is free to attend and will highlight the work being done to support older people with frailty from an acute setting to the care home environment and will include Quality Improvement initiatives being supported by the EAHSN.

What you will get from attending:

  • Hear how teams are making progress and learning about how to make improvement to services for older people with frailty
  • Share progress, review achievements and discover improvements to frail older peoples’ health and social services within the region
  • Consider the gaps and possibilities for further improvement and exchange ideas
  • Forge connections with others involved in local and regional initiatives to help your local improvement work.

Areas to be covered:

  • Implications of ageing and frailty for modern health and care systems
  • Discovering great Geriatric care
  • Discharge to Assess – a practical workshop looking at the reality and operational running of discharge to assess
  • Improving patient discharge through a ‘Safer care bundle’.
  • Care homes Vanguard learning and outcomes so far – East and North Hertfordshire
  • Patient engagement and involvement
  • Measuring for improvement – a chance to work through some of your own measures
  • Leading an improvement project – the practicalities, tools and tips.

Speakers include:

  • Professor David Oliver – President, British Geriatric Society
  • Professor Tom Downes – Clinical Lead for Quality & Improvement, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Paul Fenton - Programme Manager, Care Homes Vanguard East and North Hertfordshire
  • A range of Clinical and managerial leaders who are implementing and leading projects from across the region

Who should attend?

Providing effective support for older people with frailty cuts across professional, organisational, care, health and voluntary sector boundaries. We are keen to see teams that reflect this range of staff, inclusive of patients, clients and their carers.

So this event is aimed at………

Clinical and Managerial leads

Improvement leads

Patient and carer representatives

Those working to support frail older people in their homes and communities (including frontline NHS staff, care homes and social services)




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Back Lane

Cambourne

CB23 6BW

United Kingdom

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