Relaxing in the Library

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Thank you to all the therapists who gave up their valuable time today, providing a variety of relaxing treatments to East Cheshire staff. The selection of free 15 min taster sessions – reflexology, massage and the Alexander Technique, was very well attended.

Comments from all the ‘clients’ was very positive “Wonderful experience … very friendly”  “… great if this was available more regularly”  “… I was introduced to other areas like the fiction (titles). Hopefully I will visit again soon”
“… a lovely start to a Monday”

The therapists today were:
Diana Grant                Tracy Mills
Peter Bloch                 Gill Black

 

 

What makes a good consultation?

When you only have 10 minutes with a patient, where do you start and how do you finish?  This BMJ Learning module will look at the key elements of a consultation and ensure nothing of importance is forgotten.

Here are 3 other modules you may find useful:

AquA topics for May

Just some of the topics in the latest AQuA Bulletin available online from the AQuA portal: click here to log on and download

  • Innovation   Funding available to scale up health care improvement
  • Productivity   Right Care casebooks link value for money
  • Reducing Mortality  Helping people live well for longer
  • Patient Experience   Better care for people with two or more long term conditions
  • Reducing Mortality Acute heart failure treatment improvement by specialist teams

Dementia Resource Toolkit survey

Please help by completing this online survey

The National Skills Academy for Health is focussed on providing practical, high quality training and skills development support for the healthcare support workforce. Following a number of requests from the sector we are looking at developing a resource toolkit to support the embedding of good #dementia care and awareness across the health sector.

We would really appreciate your feedback and ideas on what a dementia resource toolkit would look like and whether you think it would be something you would find useful. Please take a few minutes to complete our short survey – your feedback is important to us and much appreciated.

http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/1615928/Dementia-Toolkit-Research

A guide to special measures

Care Quality Commission (CQC)

This guide, available for download and developed jointly by CQC, Monitor and NHS Trust Development Authority, describes how the special measures programme works for NHS trusts and foundation trusts. It explains: why trusts are placed in special measures; what will happen to trusts during special measures; the roles and responsibilities of key organisations involved; and when and how trusts will exit special measures.
View the Guide