​​​​​Case studies

Training and Education Resources

The resources have led to better decision making by care home staff, which has resulted in better health outcomes for the residents as well as significant benefits for the wider health economy. Read more...


Staff Engagement

The approach in Sutton was to commit to work on deliver high quality care and minimise risks to patients, have skilled competent and well trained staff (in care homes) and a new model of care with better collaboration to enhance health and well being. Read more...
 

Medication Reviews in Care Homes
Conducting systematic medicines reviews aims to ensure the appropriateness, safety and cost effectiveness of medicines prescribed amongst other things. Read more...

Enhanced Nursing Role

Working with local partners to build confidence and competence in nursing home staff to improve the quality of care for nursing home residents.  Read more...


Care Home Support Team

Through genuine partnership and collaborative across sector working, not only will best practices be shared, education will be improved, patient outcomes will progress and the sector will see financial savings. Read more...


Link Nurses

The Link Nurses are key to the delivery of appropriate clinical information and training to care home staff. Read more...


Joint Intelligence Group

Brings together a wide range of organisations across health and social care in Sutton, with the responsibility for identifying low level concerns regarding quality and safety within care homes. Read more...


Quality Dashboard
Enabling the CCG, council and partners to effectively collate data, analyse trends and identify issues across care homes to support shared learning.  Read more...

 

Hospital Transfer Pathway

Improving the experience for care homes residents in the event of an emergency hospital admission.  Read more... 


Care Home Forum

Designed to bring care home managers and senior staff together with partners across health and social care to provide a support network and an opportunity to share experiences, discuss challenges and identify education and training needs. Read more...


Student nurses in care homes (a final report)

This small project developed student nurse practice placements within one nursing home in Sutton through close collaboration between the community services provider, local university and care home vanguard. Read more...