We have been working with care homes since 2018 through our ‘Improving Safety’ programme. We have focussed on co-designing ideas and materials to help spot deteriorating residents, reduce falls and pressure ulcers, and more recently to improve medicines safety.
Using a range of quality improvement tools and proven approaches such as co design and introducing Safety Huddles we have been working with care home teams to improve safety. The main focus of our recent work has been to:
In the past we have also supported successful projects reducing falls and pressure ulcers in care homes.