Posts in Category: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales

North Wales Care Home Falls Multi Factorial Risk Assessment and Care Plan 

A Place to Call Home? A Review into the Quality of Life and Care of Older People living in Care Homes in Wales (November 2014)
Public Health Wales’ North Wales Falls Prevention Project has developed a care tool for care homes to use to implement NICE guidance on Falls (2013). This is a collaborative project, consisting of key stakeholders including Care Forum Wales, CSSIW... read more
 
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  01/11/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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College of Occupational Therapists – Living Well through Activity in Care Homes Toolkit 2013 

A Place to Call Home? A Review into the Quality of Life and Care of Older People living in Care Homes in Wales (November 2014)
This resource has been designed for care home staff to enable residents to live a more active life. The toolkit provides a range of suggestions for changing traditional approaches to task based care through outlining approaches that care staff could ... read more
 
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  01/11/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board – Mental Health in-reach service 

A Place to Call Home? A Review into the Quality of Life and Care of Older People living in Care Homes in Wales (November 2014)
Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board is delivering a residential care mental health in-reach service in Bridgend. A multi-disciplinary team works with older people in care homes to support care staff and ensure on-going mental health... read more
 
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  01/11/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Action on Hearing Loss / Age Cymru 

A Place to Call Home? A Review into the Quality of Life and Care of Older People living in Care Homes in Wales (November 2014)
In 2013, a bilingual booklet, ‘Quality of life for residents with hearing loss’, was distributed to all care homes in Wales. The booklet discusses the issues faced within care homes around hearing loss, how these can have an impact on quality of... read more
 
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  01/11/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Action on Hearing Loss 

A Place to Call Home? A Review into the Quality of Life and Care of Older People living in Care Homes in Wales (November 2014)
During 2013/14, Action on Hearing Loss worked with eight residential care homes across Swansea, Bridgend, and Neath Port Talbot. Their aim was to improve dignity in care for older people through delivering training and information to front-line care ... read more
 
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  01/11/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board 

A Place to Call Home? A Review into the Quality of Life and Care of Older People living in Care Homes in Wales (November 2014)
Aneurin Bevan University Health Board has a dedicated Community Nutrition Support Team that works with local care homes to educate and advise care staff on food and nutrition. Using the ‘food first advice’, they have provided useful and practical... read more
 
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  01/11/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Hywel Dda Community Dental Service 

A Place to Call Home? A Review into the Quality of Life and Care of Older People living in Care Homes in Wales (November 2014)
Hywel Dda Community Dental Service offers a certified oral health training package to all nursing and care homes within the health board area. The programme, ‘Reason to Smile’, offers practical advice and support on good oral hygiene, such as what... read more
 
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  01/11/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Neath Port Talbot Social Care Academy – Care For Your Future 

A Place to Call Home? A Review into the Quality of Life and Care of Older People living in Care Homes in Wales (November 2014)
Neath Port Talbot Social Care Academy has been developed to support the sector in the recruitment of quality social care staff. The Care for Your Future course sits within the ‘Social Care Academy’ and its programme starts with ‘Delivering Dignity’... read more
 
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  01/11/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Care Forum Wales – Driving Dignity in Wales Toolkit 

A Place to Call Home? A Review into the Quality of Life and Care of Older People living in Care Homes in Wales (November 2014)
This toolkit has been developed with the help of Practitioners and Managers working in social care in Wales. It contains a selection of material they believe may be useful when carrying out induction, running refresher CPD seminars or just in... read more
 
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  01/11/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board – Residential Care Liaison Nurse Project 

A Place to Call Home? A Review into the Quality of Life and Care of Older People living in Care Homes in Wales (November 2014)
The aim of this project is to take a proactive approach to maintaining the health of residents living in a residential care home, thus enabling them to stay in their home environment, preventing hospital admissions and being transferred to a nursing ... read more
 
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  01/11/2014   Categories: Older People’s Commissioner for Wales
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