Prevention of swallowing difficulties

Led by Derbyshire County Primary Care Trust, this project aimed to identify dysphagia patients at an early stage, assess their needs rapidly and reduce the need for hospital admission. The team developed a range of interventions to equip care and nursing staff with the skills and knowledge to man...

PROSPER: Promoting safer provision of care for elderly residents

East of England
This project aimed to improve safety and reduce harm for vulnerable care home residents, who are at particular risk of admission to hospital or significant deterioration in their health and quality of life.

Micro-enterprise care solutions to reduce acute hospital admissions

Led by NHS Fife, this project aimed to find new and sustainable ways to support older people to live at home safely, with less need for crisis intervention by health and social care services. The project team developed a new local health economy of businesses, care co-operatives and micro-enterpr...