Integrating physical and mental health staff in a care home in reach team: evaluation of a redesigned service

27/01/2017

Source: International Journal of Integrated Care

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Date of publication: 16 December 2016

 Publication type: Conference abstract

In a nutshell: The aim of the redesigned care home in-reach service in Oxfordshire is to improve the quality of care and health outcomes for people with dementia and enable family and paid carers to feel better supported to deliver their caring role.

 Length of publication: 2 pages

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Reducing falls and fall-related injuries in mental health: a 1-year multihospital falls collaborative

13/03/2014

Source: Journal of Nursing Care Quality

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Date of publication: January – March 2014 29(1) pps. 51-59

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: On the basis of fall injury program characteristics across multiple inpatient psychiatry units,  an operational strategic plan was developed and implemented to address each falls prevention program element and enhance program infrastructure and capacity.

Length of publication: nine pages

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Interventions to prevent falls in acute mental health settings

17/08/2012

Source:  Nursing,  July, 42 (7)  p. 65-66.

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Date of publication: July 2012

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  Authors discuss why falls occur and how to prevent them in older adults with mental health problems in an inpatient setting.  They go on to list a number of strategies to help to reduce falls, emphasising the importance of incorporating fall prevention toolkits and evidence-based practices.

Length of publication : 2 pages

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