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Top Tips

Top Tips for Tricky Times

A group of care home researchers from two National Institute of Health Research Applied Research Collaborations (NIHR ARC) responded to a request for support from Care Home Managers for information about eight topics relevant to care home staff during the pandemic.

The result was ‘Top Tips for Tricky Times’ – top tips on eight topics, displayed on one-side of A4, which can be easily printed off:

These are all freely available from their website. They are asking people to register before getting free access to download just to be able to track who is interested.

Discharge from Hospital to Care Homes: London’s Top Tips

For more information and guidance on discharge from hospital to Care Homes please watch the below webinar produced by ADASS.


Nursing verification of expected death

All registered nurses can verify a person’s death, where this is expected and there is an agreement in place with the person’s GP. This is an extended role and therefore nurses require training to ensure they have the skills to undertake this safely, appropriately and legally. All the information you require to develop this skill within your nursing team can be found here:

Enhanced Health in Care Homes.

Please click here for the Framework for Enhanced Health in Care Home

RESTORE 2 tool

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For more information and how to book on to a session please visit our RESTORE 2 Training page.


Coordinate my care

Personalised care plans are recorded on the Coordinate my Care (CMC) electronic record which can be shared with other care providers if consent is provided. The plans detail a comprehensive medical history and active management plan for current concerns following discussion with the resident and their family. For residents who are likely to be approaching the end of their life within one year, the CMC record details their personal wishes of where they would prefer to die and outlines any advance care planning and treatment escalation.


Wellbeing of residents with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic

Please see below for guidance of dementia wellbeing during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Page last updated on November 16th, 2020 at 11:38am

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