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The principles of delegated healthcare

Social Care

The further embedding of delegated healthcare interventions in the care workforce in England represents our ongoing initiative to marry social care experience with clinical excellence to deliver enhanced, high quality and consistent care.

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Can digital technologies improve access to mental healthcare in Nigeria?

MQ Mental Health

He examines if digital technologies could improve access to mental healthcare in Nigeria. . The post Can digital technologies improve access to mental healthcare in Nigeria?

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Why We Oppose Gender-affirming Healthcare Bans

Stop Abuse Campaign

The Stop Abuse Campaign strongly opposes legislation defining gender-affirming healthcare for transgender and non-binary youth as child abuse. Why we should not ban gender-affirming healthcare. For these reasons, the Stop Abuse Campaign opposes gender-affirming healthcare bans.

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Healthcare For the Homeless

Famcare

No one we polled in the past two weeks had any idea that healthcare was available to our homeless population.) The title of this blog is a testimony to the noble instincts that engender the highest aspirations of America's social services community. The Stewart B.

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A new treatment for PTSD in healthcare staff

MQ Mental Health

Since the start of the pandemic there have been many concerns raised about the wellbeing of frontline healthcare workers. However when COVID struck the Oxford team quickly adapted to expand the study for all frontline healthcare workers in hospitals in the UK.

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NHS heavily reliant on inappropriate out-of-area mental healthcare despite target to end it, finds report

Community Care

The NHS remains “heavily reliant” on inappropriate out-of-area mental health hospital placements despite a government target to eliminate them by March 2021, psychiatrist leaders have warned.

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Reducing Workplace Violence in Nursing & Healthcare

Relias

Workplace violence is an all-too-common problem in healthcare, and the recent shooting in a Tulsa, Oklahoma, hospital complex serves as the latest tragic example. Even more alarming, the report found that healthcare accounts for nearly as many violent injuries as all other industries combined.

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Promoting DEI in Healthcare

Relias

Tackling the broad topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in healthcare can seem daunting from an organizational level — and nearly impossible from an individual staff member’s perspective. The post Promoting DEI in Healthcare appeared first on Relias.

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Developing a new framework for delegated healthcare interventions

Social Care

Chief Nurse for Adult Social Care, Deborah Sturdy, and Skills for Care CEO, Oonagh Smyth, look at the progress being made to create a national voluntary framework to support the safe and effective delegation of healthcare interventions to the social care workforce.

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2023 Healthcare Trends: Are You Ready?

Relias

A McKinsey & Company survey shows that up to $265 billion worth of care services could shift from traditional healthcare facilities to the home by 2025. million healthcare and social assistance employees quit their jobs between June 2022 and October 2022.

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How Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Can Influence Healthcare

Relias

Healthcare organizations have a growing responsibility to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts not only for their employees, but also to better serve patients and their families. The Current State of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Healthcare.

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Healthcare Revenue Cycle KPIs You Should Monitor

Relias

The healthcare revenue cycle is important for every hospital and healthcare practice. Additional key performance indicators (KPIs) can help you measure whether your healthcare revenue cycle is both efficient and effective.

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Strategies for Onboarding Employees New to Healthcare

Relias

Creating an effective onboarding experience for employees new to healthcare is important if you want to retain your staff and build your team’s competence. in the healthcare and social assistance industries, the U.S. Understand what employees love about healthcare.

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What Is a Healthcare Gap Analysis (or Gap Assessment)?

Relias

A gap analysis , or gap assessment , is a staple tool of business management that applies to all types of businesses, including healthcare organizations. Perhaps more importantly, healthcare gap analyses can help you pinpoint the areas that will yield the greatest improvement.

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7 Strategies for Mitigating the Healthcare Staffing Crisis

Relias

Healthcare organizations across the U.S. have grappled with healthcare staffing shortages since well before the COVID-19 pandemic. Many organizations view the healthcare staffing crisis as a long-term problem that requires more than temporary solutions.

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‘Opening the door’ to employment in healthcare: People with lived experience of homelessness

Health & Social Care Workforce

The NIHR Policy Research Unit in Health and Social Care Workforce has published an evaluation of an access to employment programme in the NHS targeted at those with lived experience of homelessness. The pilot programme involved the homelessness charities Pathway … Continue reading → Homelessness NHS Workforce Ian Kessler

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The promised community mental healthcare that never came | Letters

The Guardian

Jim Cosgrove and Elizabeth Sarah describe how, in the 1980s under Thatcher’s government, residential mental health units were closed with the false assurance they would be replaced with care in the community I applaud Jay Watts for illuminating the emotional, therapeutic and practical shortfalls in England’s mental healthcare delivery ( England’s mental healthcare lacks money, yes – but it also lacks compassion, 10 November ).

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Ethnicity and power: how can we make mental healthcare equitable for all people with psychosis?

The Social Care Elf

The post Ethnicity and power: how can we make mental healthcare equitable for all people with psychosis?

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Overcoming Barriers to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Healthcare

Relias

The need for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts in healthcare is not new, but DEI is still a new focus for many healthcare organizations. The post Overcoming Barriers to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Healthcare appeared first on Relias.

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Innovations in Behavioral Healthcare: A Digital Path to Resilience

Relias

innovations in behavioral healthcare?as Innovations in Behavioral Healthcare and the Path to Digital Transformation. A Case Study of Digital Transformation in Behavioral Healthcare. Paving the Way to Innovations in Behavioral Healthcare. In the healthcare industry?at?large,

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This healthcare practice robs many seniors of vitality and life in their twilight years | Ranjana Srivastava

The Guardian

The involved care needed to wean elders like this man off harmful sedatives is simply unavailable in nursing homes “Doctor, what did they do to him? Dad just doesn’t look the same. Please help him!” Of all the overnight admissions to the hospital, he looks the worst and the daughter’s cry pierces our heart. Continue reading. Aged care Health Social care

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Addressing Racism and Racial Trauma in Behavioral Healthcare: A Review With the Experts

Relias

For behavioral health providers, addressing racism and racial trauma in behavioral healthcare is crucial. At our 2021 Impact Nation conference , we sat down with three experts in the field of behavioral healthcare and its intersection with racism and racial trauma.

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Dementia care and the benefit of experience

Social Care

I’m a registered nurse working for specialist dementia care provider, Vida Healthcare. After gaining a level two and three diploma in health and social care and workplace experience at Vida Healthcare, I knew within a short space of time dementia care was where I wanted my career to progress.

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DEI Impacts All Facets of Your Healthcare Organization

Relias

With the frequent discussion surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) as an organizational imperative in healthcare , it is in the best interest of healthcare leaders to prioritize creating a workplace where DEI can flourish.

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10 Claim Denial Reasons Healthcare Organizations Should Monitor

Relias

What’s the good news for healthcare revenue cycle managers? Processing claims is one of the top contributors to wasted healthcare dollars in the U.S., Sharp HealthCare is forming a committee to implement a Rapid Appeal Response to Denials and Underpayments.

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Promoting Psychology in the Evolving Healthcare Landscape: Enhancing the Well-Being of Patients, Providers, and Populations

Society of Clinical Psychology

Dr. Nordal, Executive Director of the APA Practice Directorate, gave an address on advocacy and the accessibility of psychology via healthcare systems.

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Tackling inequalities often not a main priority in healthcare, says CQC

The Guardian

Care regulator for England says Covid has exposed inequalities but strategies in response not yet well established Tackling inequalities was “often not a main priority” for local health and care systems over the past year, the care regulator for England has said. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) said the pandemic had exposed and exacerbated inequalities, and most services demonstrated some understanding of these. Continue reading.

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Developing our care colleagues and keeping everyone safe

Social Care

Image copyright Vida Healthcare]. My name is Terri Spruce and I’m the Clinical Development Lead at specialist dementia care provider, Vida Healthcare. Since moving to Vida Healthcare, I work closely with the nurses and house managers who form a key part of Vida’s 500-strong team.

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Stigma Prevents Mental Health Care — Myth

Nnatasha Tracy

Bipolar blog mental illness issues healthcare myth stigma stigma stigma prevents mental health careA major refrain in the mental health world is that stigma prevents people from seeking mental health care, and that's why we need all these anti-stigma campaigns and programs.

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5 Ways to Be a Health Advocate for Yourself

Famcare

Healthcare and social service professionals who use tools like FAMCare can have an easier time managing their patients. public health healthcare issues

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Why Social Workers Need To Think Like Designers

Stuck on Socialwork

Collaboration Healthcare mental health technology Behavioral Design Design digital health product design social workLet’s start from the beginning. About five years ago I wrote a post about the need for social workers to be involved in UX design.

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The Guardian view on NHS privatisation: the wrong treatment | Editorial

The Guardian

The NHS is in crisis, and ministers are taking the opportunity to extend private healthcare’s reach NHS waiting lists are out of control. NHS Social care Health policy Health Politics Conservatives Labour Coronavirus Private healthcare Doctors Public services policy Healthcare industry Sajid Javid Hospitals UK newsAround 7.5

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Part 1: The Hospice Legacy of The Rev. Dr. Edward F. Dobihal, Jr: An Intersection Between Spirituality, Healthcare and Social Justice

Hospice Chaplaincy

Saul Ebema Note: In 1986, Rev. Edward F. Dobihal, Jr. and his wife Shirley Dobihal were recognized by the Continue Reading. Research Dr. Saul Ebema Edward Dobihal hospice pioneer Saul Ebema

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What to Expect When a Child Discharges From a Children’s Psychiatric Hospital

KVC

When a child is discharged from a children’s psychiatric hospital, they will likely experience a range of emotions and expectations for life after their hospital stay. Choosing to admit a child for inpatient psychiatric care is never easy and it can be an overwhelming decision to make.

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Secret footage reveals abuse of woman with dementia at luxury UK care home

The Guardian

Social care Older people Society Private healthcare Health UK news Care Quality Commission (CQC

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A Guide to Fall Prevention For Seniors That are Aging in Place

Famcare

Elderly/Aging Long Term Care healthcare issuesOur friend, Kent Elliot has submitted a great guide to our blog that I wanted to share with you today. Read on to learn about fall prevention best practices that can help seniors age in place safely.

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Food for the soul: nurturing residents and careers in social care

Social Care

I’m head chef at Vida Court, working for UK dementia care provider, Vida Healthcare. Since I first started working at Vida Healthcare I’ve understood the importance of providing meals which are nourishing mentally as well as physically. Dementia Workforce nutrition Vida Healthcare

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4 Ways to Become a Stronger Advocate for Your Health

Famcare

public health healthcare issuesToday's blog is written by guest blogger, Sharon Wagner, from Senior Friendly. We truly appreciate her for sharing these helpful insights for our readers.

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‘Abuse, no other word for it’: a nurse analyses Reigate care home footage

The Guardian

Social care Older people Society UK news Private healthcare Health

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‘I will always hear her screams’: family tell of heartbreak over care home abuse

The Guardian

Social care Older people Society UK news Care Quality Commission (CQC) Health Private healthcareReigate Grange promised a ‘cruise ship’ lifestyle.