Research is underway to improve safety for older people when they’re transferred between hospitals and care homes – researchers need your help

The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the challenges faced when arranging transfers into or out of hospital, for people living in care homes. Making transfers safer has been a focus for researchers at the GM PSTRC. Researchers are looking for members of the public in Salford and Manchester to take part in a 45-60 minute interview […]Continue reading “Research is underway to improve safety for older people when they’re transferred between hospitals and care homes – researchers need your help”

Admissions to Residential and Nursing Care from Hospital and Delayed Transfers of Care

To summarise recent concerning trends in the increased use of residential and nursing home care and reduced support in the community that raise issues about outcomes for individuals, including their safety, consumer, legal and human rights, and the operation of the market. To set out policy and practice issues that local authorities should consider inContinue reading “Admissions to Residential and Nursing Care from Hospital and Delayed Transfers of Care”

WHY NOT HOME? WHY NOT TODAY?

Are you looking for practical, rooted-in-reality help, in tackling the complex and long-term challenges of delayed transfers of patients from hospital settings?Are you thinking about how things work in your organisation – from the importance of changing long-standing behaviours in both leadership and frontline teams, to embracing the principle that the outcome for the patientContinue reading “WHY NOT HOME? WHY NOT TODAY?”