This page keeps moving! In my various conversations with lovely people from all over the place, I occasionally refer to work I’ve been involved in over the years. Here’s a variety of those referenced materials and documents that are typically already available somewhere, but I’ve plonked them here for convenience. Enjoy.
Make Every Contact Count 2015
Over 250 people discussed ‘Making Every Contact Count’ in Wales at a lively and inspiring conference in Cardiff. Participants considered how staff working in the NHS and partner organisations can embed prevention and promote wellness as an integral part of their roles – using the everyday conversations.
PMLD Community of Practice 2015
The field of Profound Multiple Learning Disability is inherently multidisciplinary, multiagency and typically multifamily. By definition each person with PMLD relies on a Community of Practice to support them, so we founded one, to bring people together from across Wales. This is the launch event.
ANGEL Taxonomy – Measuring Complexity 2012
ANGEL is an acronym to describe five factors that help a clinician to decide what type of care a person needs. ANGEL is not a tool and it hasn’t been invented to solve a particular problem, it is a description or distillation of how a practitioner actually forms a complex judgement about a person in their care!
Multidisciplinary Working Review 2011
10 High Impact Changes for Complex Care 2010
A Steady State – Intermediate Care 2009
Passing the Baton – Discharge Planning 2008
System To Escalate And Monitor – 2005
The System To Escalate And Monitor (STEAM) is an assessment and handover tool used to measure clinical demand and capacity and escalate risk, all within a communication protocol that can be enacted by any member of staff. Originally developed in Paediatrics, the tool won a patient safety award and was implemented across several Hospitals.