Community services: how they can transform care

February 2017

Community Health

Country of origin: UK

A paper has been published which looks at the changes needed to realise the full potential of community services for transforming care. It finds that while the emphasis on moving care closer to home has resulted in some reductions in length of hospital stay, it is now time to focus on the bigger issue of how services need to change to fundamentally transform care.

Resources

Young Men's Health November 2017 Children's Hospital Boston has an award-winning website dedicated to young women's health (youngwomenshealth.org), and is...
Helping People Who Are Unable To Make Some Decisions For Themselves October 2017 This booklet is one of a series of six on the Mental Capacity Act published by the Mental Capacity Implementation Programme...
Tuberculosis Prevention and Treatment Toolkit October 2017 In order to assist the NHS with implementing the TB action plan, Stopping Tuberculosis in England, the Department of Health...
Transition: Moving On Well October 2017 A good practice guide on effective transition from children's to adult services for young people with complex health needs...
Dementia screening tool detects early cognitive problems October 2017 A screening tool for dementia developed by Saint Louis University geriatricians appears to work better in identifying mild...
Recipe for Care For Old People October 2017 A leading older people?s doctor has published a report setting out the challenge ahead in looking after older people and...
Good Practice Guidance On Working With Parents With A Learning Disability October 2017 Good practice guidance, including a summary of relevant legislation and policy, on how adult and children?s services should...
Planning For The Management Of Burn-Injured Patients October 2017 Best practice guidance has been published to describe a general set of principles to NHS organisations in planning,...
Zika: Guidance for Women of Childbearing Age October 2017 This is the time our year that our patients are traveling to warmer climes or planning that springtime getaway. Such travel...
Daily dose of beetroot juice improved endurance and blood pressure October 2017 Exercise intolerance -- shortness of breath and fatigue with normal amounts of exertion -- is the primary symptom of HFPEF...
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