Havering Health in partnership with our member practices provided clinical expertise support to seventeen nursing homes, which represents around approximately 1024 beds. The service is commission by Havering Clinical Commissioning Group.
In addition to the routine weekly rounds and support by our member practices to the care homes, we deliver in -house dementia training, have provided death verification training and accredited to staff, dementia virtual tour and training , developed the management of Infections guidelines for Primary Care covering the following:
Upper respiratory tract infection
Lower respiratory tract infection
Gastrointestinal tract infection
Urinary tract infection
Genital tract infections
We are committed to continuing to support our care homes and practices, and as part of education and training, we facilitated Information sharing in partnership with local community provider (NELFT) about the Community Treatment Team covering the following key areas:
Post-fall injury assessment and management
Blood Test request form
Combined Pathology GP Request Form
Nurse influenza vaccination consent form
Foot examination and risk classification
Urine sample information
First Line ONS and starter packs information
The education and training programme were well received by care home staff and has not only enhanced our relationships with care homes but support better patient care.