Effective Rehabilitation for Patients after Critical Care
This dedicated NHS conference will bring together RaCI professionals from across critical care to share new ideas and discuss best practice methods for ensuring that patients have the necessary support and access to effective services throughout their rehabilitation pathway. This dedicated forum will provide experienced insight into how trusts can improve on their critical care rehabilitation services, develop follow-up clinics and rehab groups and enhanced cognitive function in the critical care unit, whilst reaching and maintaining quality standards.
This unique and specially designed NHS conference will provide you with brand new insights and ideas. Take them back to your critical care rehab team to drive forward your service and improve patient experiences. Utilise this national networking opportunity to share best practice approaches with your NHS colleagues and benchmark your service against the national picture. You will leave this NHS conference with a plan to drive forward your RaCI service and new contacts to share your journey with going forward.
In one day, you will benefit from practical guidance, evidenced case studies and useful networking, sharing current practices and discussing the next steps to be taken. In this productive and educational environment, you will delve into key topics which will help you to:
- Develop effective critical care follow-up
- Deliver constructive psychological and cognitive support
- Drive forward online tools and innovations to support patients and families
- Implement processes and procedures to meet national guidelines
- Tackle building and educating your multidisciplinary team
- Ensure patients’ rehab pathways are individual and in place from admission to discharge
Could write something about the previous attendees – like – Now in its 5th year, this conference has been previously attended by:
- Critical Care: Managers, Lead Nurses, Charge Nurses, Practice Nurses, Matrons, Practitioners and Consultants
- Outreach: Nurses, Therapists and Managers
- Follow-up: Therapists, Nurses and Project Managers
- Education: Facilitators, Leads, Practitioners
- Therapists: Speech and language therapists, Physiotherapists and Occupational Therapists
Have you considered sponsoring or exhibiting at this day? If you join us in 2018, you will be able to talk directly to this RaCI service audience, build familiarity and take away leads. Only at this event will you achieve quality exposure, long term recognition and the opportunity to demonstrate your expertise.
If you belong to an association or network that is related to NHS Rehabilitation and Critical Care audience, SBK would welcome working with you. We can offer your members or network a discounted rate and a link with your website here.
Please email Nichola.firstname.lastname@example.org for further details
This event follows Developing your Rehab after Critical Illness (RaCI) Service which was held in March 2017. This previous event was described as ‘inspirational and thought provoking’ and it was ‘great to network & share ideas.’ One attendee wrote that it was ‘wonderful to see so many people focused on rehab and willing to share different methods used to improve services for patients and staff’.
View further details and find out how to buy the documentation for Developing your Rehab after Critical Illness (RaCI) Service
|8.30||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|9.00||Chair’s opening remarks|
Catherine Plowright, Nurse Consultant Acute Care, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Developing rehabilitation services
|9.10||Improving rehabilitation pathways in line with NICE guidelines and Critical Illness Rehab C-QUIN|
Implementing daily therapy intervention and how this can improve rehabilitation
Overcoming the challenges of continued funding and effective auditing
Measuring the outcomes: continuity of care from admission to discharge from hospital
Emma Stuart-Thomas, Physiotherapist and Founding Member, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
|9.50||Developing a follow-up service: what is the key to sustained success?|
Lessons learnt through the journey of establishing a service
Overcoming the challenges to delivering successful follow-up
The impact of rehab during and post critical care on the recovery of patients
Daniel Conway, Consultant in Anaesthesia and Critical Care Perioperative Medicine Lead, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Improving psychological and cognitive function
|10.50||Understand how you can improve patients’ psychological function during their critical care stay|
What is the psychological impact on patients? Exploring the influence of illness, drugs and stress
Educating your MDT and preventing PTSD, depression, anxiety and other long term conditions
Explore the value of patient diaries and measuring the outcomes
Julie Highfield, Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Critical Care (Adult and Paediatric), Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Establishing patient rehab pathways
|11.30||Discussion: Follow-up rehab post critical care: a ward service perspective |
Do you want to ensure your patients are receiving an individualised structured rehabilitation programme during ward-based care? Hear what others are doing to work effectively and smoothly with MDTs across the whole critical care pathway and measure the outcomes on the patient, families and staff.
Catherine Plowright, Nurse Consultant Acute Care, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
|12.00||Question, answer and discussion session with the morning speakers|
Implementing online support
|1.30||Evidenced insight into the reality of an online innovation for ICU survivors and their families |
Developing and delivering a tool for patients and families in and after critical care
Measuring the impact on patients, families and staff in a critical care setting
Next steps for the dispersion e-health innovations for supporting critical care patients
Pam Ramsay, Research Fellow in Critical Care, Edinburgh Napier University
Improving the rehab pathway within the hospital
|2.10||Implementing quality improvement projects and driving forward early mobilisation |
What are the themes nationally and how do they compare to one trust
How to overcome the common barriers: building a profile, engaging an MDT and educating nursing on early mobilisation
Shared outcomes from quality improvement projects and implementing early mobilisation
David McWilliams, Consultant Physiotherapist Critical Care, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
|3.10||The role of the Occupational Therapist in rehabilitation after critical care|
How to integrated OTs in your critical care MDT and realising the benefits
Can occupational therapists enhance patient, family and staff experiences?
Outcomes of including OTs in your MDT: improved length of stay, reducing delirium and costs
|3.50||Question, answer and discussion session with afternoon speakers|
|4.10||Close of day|
Hear evidenced based experiences from the trailblazers and how they tackled their challenges in the rehabilitation of patients after critical illness:
This pricing structure applies across this conference and related events
- NHS or Public Sector for one place £399 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for two or three places (each) £299 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for four places (each) £279 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation for one place £699 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation two or three places (each) £599 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation four or more places (each) £579 + VAT
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- Bed & Breakfast accommodation for Wednesday 28th February 2018 at Park Inn by Radisson : £110 + VAT (subject to availability. Lower rates may be found by booking directly with on-line accommodation website)
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