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Feature Compassion in Practice Compassion in Practice

Compassion in Practice sets out a vision to embed six values: care, compassion, courage, communication, competence and commitment, known as the Six C’s, throughout the NHS to improve care for patients. Read more »

 

The importance of end of life care

Eve Richardson Chief Executive of the National Council for Palliative Care and the Dying Matters Coalition talks about the importance of end of life care and how having sometimes difficult conversations can improve the level of care for people living with dementia by ensuring their wishes are carried out. Read more »

 

Telehealth roll out

The Department of Health plans to roll out the use of electronic information and technology to help people manage their health independently, as a way of giving people with long-term conditions control over their own care. Read more »

 

Brain Waves, issue 55

The October 2012 edition of the Brain Waves newsletter, produced by Innovations in Dementia, features: York Dementia Without Walls project; accessible writing; commentary from Peter Jones and an obituary to James Douglas. Read more »

 

Hospital 2 Home discharge pack

This recently published resource is designed to make it easier for professionals involved in hospital discharge to support older patients in returning home safely after a hospital stay and reduce the risk of readmission to hospital. Read more »

 

Help finding the right care Find me good care

Social Care Institute for Excellence has launched a new service called ‘Find Me Good Care’, to help people find good care in response to research that reveals many people are mystified by the care system. Read more »

 

Involve Me

Involve Me is a new web based tool which helps organisations to record, reflect and report on the way that they involve people with personal experience. Read more »