A report has been published which gives an overview of proceedings at a recent Practice Exchange Event put on by the Joint Improvement Team in collaboration with the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care and a number of other national organisations.
The event, held in October 2011, aimed to engage a wide range of primary, community and secondary care practitioners in Reshaping Care for Older People and exchange models of collaborative interdisciplinary practice with a particular focus on delivering integrated and co-ordinated clinical care to support frail older people to remain at home.
Other objectives of the day were to:
Topics discussed included: Implementation of the Liverpool Care Pathway; using SPARRA to identify older people for case / care management; and Anticipatory Care Planning. The full report can be viewed here.