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There is pressing need to develop best & appropriate care practices for the recognition and management of deteriorating residents in care homes.
This conference focuses on delivering outstanding practice in recognising and responding to the deteriorating resident and will highlight National Developments including the recent recommendations on NEWS2 (National Early Warning Score); identifying Sepsis in your Care Home; and recognising Delirium as a sign of deterioration and underlying illness.
"Managing physical deterioration in your care home residents is crucial, knowing what to look for, what is a worrying sign in a particular individual, and when to escalate are all issues that could occur in any care home, on any day. National figures show good deterioration management reduces A&E attendances and 999 calls, as well as reduced incidence of mortality in cases of suspected sepsis, indicating that the right care was delivered at the right time by the right person to prevent further physical deterioration and save lives."
Kent Surrey and Sussex AHSN
"Changes to vital signs, behaviour and mental state often occur before a serious event, such as cardiac arrest. Being able to recognise and act on these changes are essential skills to improving patient safety and outcomes."
Health Education England 2023
This conference will enable you to:
Network with colleagues who are working to improve safety in care homes
Learn from outstanding practice in recognising and responding to the deteriorating resident
Understand tools that can help to support staff improve early recognition
Develop pathways for effective escalation
Enhance your skills and knowledge of NEWS (National Early Warning Score)
Identify key strategies for managing the care of the suddenly unwell resident
Train and educate frontline staff the recognition of sepsis
Learn from case studies from care homes
Update your knowledge on delirium as a sign of deterioration and best practice in prevention and management
Self assess and reflect on your own practice
Supports CPD professional development and acts as revalidation evidence. This course provides 5 Hrs training for CPD subject to peer group approval for revalidation purposes