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13 helen o kelly six month reviews.ppt

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13 helen o kelly six month reviews.ppt

  1. 1. Helen O’Kelly National Improvement Lead 9 November 2010 Stroke Reviews
  2. 2. • NAO report demonstrated poor implementation of life after stroke services and involving social care • Public Accounts Committee hearing generated commitment of NHS to improve on key areas highlighted • Final year of DH funding
  3. 3. Implementing Best Practice in Acute Care Improving Post Hospital and Long Term Care. Joining Up Prevention Domains • Early Supported Discharge • Joint Care Planning • 6/12 review • Psychological Support KeyAreasof Focus • Direct Admission to a Stroke Unit • Timely Brain Scan • AF Detection and Treatment • Timely and effective management of TIA Main Areas of ASI
  4. 4. Some things to consider • What will the review cover? – Use a standard process • Who will undertake the reviews? – Make sure staff have the right competencies and training • Where will they take place? – Home, clinic, over the phone…
  5. 5. Lessons from existing projects What do reviews tell you about your service? • Prevention of admissions/crisis • Secondary prevention • Better informed and able to manage • Reduce adult services care package & care home placements • Involve voluntary services effectively • Reduced duplication of services • Staff time spent on reviews and to follow- up on actions • Potential to increase referrals • Increasing caseloads? • Reviewers – staff satisfaction rates
  6. 6. What’s next? CQC review results due soon Developing resource: www.improvement.nhs.uk/stroke

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