The Anticipatory Care Planning workstream focuses on developing a national approach to anticipatory care planning that will enable people living with long term conditions to live in the community and avoid hospital admission (where it’s safe to do so).
This Programme aims to combine the mutual strengths, capacities and assets of statutory and non-statutory organisations, professionals, service users, carers and communities to achieve positive change and better health and social care outcomes for individuals.
This programme supports the development of the independent care sector as a full partner at both strategic and local levels, ensuring the sector is fully engaged in joint strategic commissioning strategies, health and social care integration and other key policy drivers such as self-directed support.
This programme focuses on key areas of health and social care that can prevent unnecessary admission to hospital and enable people to remain at home or in a homely setting with the support of their family and community.
The programme aims to bring together current improvement activity related to medicines from across the Scottish Patient Safety Programme Acute Adult, Primary Care, Maternity and Children’s Care and Mental Health Programmes.
The Palliative and End of Life Care workstream supports Health and Social Care Partnerships to test new approaches to identify people who would benefit from palliative and end of life care and new approaches to co-ordinate care that enable people to spend more time living well in the community in the last six months of life that would otherwise be spent in hospital.
The Pathways for High Resource Individuals workstream focuses on identifying how high resource individuals use local health and social care services and test alternative pathways of care that enable people at risk of becoming high resource individuals to spend more time living in the community rather than in hospital.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme – Primary Care Pharmacy
The pharmacy arm of the SPSP Primary Care programme will work to forge stronger links between GPs, hospital staff and pharmacy teams to drive improvement in the prescribing and dispensing of medication to patients after they have been in hospital.
This programme aims to make key improvements to strategic planning of housing and related services to provide people with a home environment that supports greater independence and improved health and well-being.
Scottish Patient Safety Programme – Reducing Pressure Ulcers in Care Homes
The programme will work in collaboration with NHS boards, Health and Social Care Partnerships, Scottish Care and Care homes across Scotland to reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers for residents in care homes.
The Primary Care Out of Hours programme will work with stakeholders to design and develop a quality improvement approach to support implementation of the recommendations of the National Review of Primary Care Out of Hours Services.
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