Digital version of hugely successful Red Bag scheme sees hospital stays for care home residents cut by four days in pilot

The pilot of a digital version of a scheme to ensure smoother transfers in and out of hospital for care home residents saw the length of each stay drop by four days and 35% fewer readmissions. Devised in Sutton, the original Red Bag scheme sees essentials such as key paperwork, medication and personal items like […]

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Building digital confidence in Merton

Conducting an interview remotely, using a tablet to enjoy sport or music and taking an exercise class are just some of the ways a new video shows how people with learning disabilities, autism and their parents or carers can benefit from the internet and digital technology. With national Carers Week (6-12 June) under way, the […]

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Early warning system that helps care home staff catch serious illnesses early rolled out across south west London 

Judging whether a resident is just ‘under the weather’ or at risk of more serious illness can be a tough decision for care home staff to make.  That is where RESTORE2 comes in – an early warning system that helps them identify whether someone is at risk of becoming very unwell and needs urgent assessment […]

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