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
- Provide peer-to-peer support groups
- Build your MDT
- 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
Having previously been described as ‘inspiring, I am going away with loads of ideas and food for thought’ and ‘most informative for ways I can go back and improve processes in my ITU’ in March 2018, 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
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This event follows Developing your Rehab after Critical Illness (RaCI) Service in March 2017 and Drive Forward Effective Rehabilitation for Patients after Critical Care in March 2018. These previous event were described as ‘inspirational and thought provoking’ and 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’.
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Come together with your colleagues from across the country to hear practical, evidenced and motivating case studies and an overview of current key themes for RaCI.
|9.00||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks |
Catherine Plowright, Nurse Consultant Acute Care, East Kent Hospitals Univeristy NHS Foundation Trust
Improving the rehab pathway within the hospital
|9.40||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
|10.10||Develop your MDT to support and improve rehab for patients after critical care |
Working effectively across professional groups to build a team of nurses, physios, OTs, consultants and psychologists
The roles and responsibilities of your workforce: improving quality of care in your unit
Assess the outcomes of a fully functioning MDT: patient, family and staff experiences
Natalie Mason, Intensive Care Follow Up Team Lead, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
|11.00||The role of the Occupational Therapist in rehabilitation after critical care |
How to integrate OTs in your critical care MDT and realising the benefits
Can Occuptational Therapists enhance patient, family and staff experiences?
Outcomes of including OTs in your MDT: improved length of stay, reducing delirium and costs
Sally Feinmann, Senior Occupational Therapist, Critical Care Team Lead, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust
|11.30||Case study: How University Hospital of North Midlands NHS Trust established a new RaCI service in practice |
Practicalities of developing and sustaining the service
Overcoming the obstacles of implementation: engaging and educating staff and obtaining resources
Assessing the impact of the service on patients, families and staff
Lucy Powell, Critical Care Rehab Coordinator, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Joanne Steele, Critical Care Rehab Coordinator, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
|12.00||Question, answer and discussion session with morning speakers|
Improving psychological and cognitive function
|1.30||How to improve patients' psychological function during inpatients and outpatients in line with NICE Guidelines |
What is the psychological impact on patients? Exploring the influence of illness, drugs and stress both acutely in the ICU and at follow up
Educating your MDT and preventing PTSD, depression and anxiety in the long term by taking action in the ICU
Understanding how to recognise problems at follow up, what short term advice to offer and where to refer
Explore the value of patient diaries and the changes that can be made on a local level
Julie Highfield, Consultant Clinical Psychologist in Critical Care (Adult and Paediatric), Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
Developing rehabilitation services
|2.00||Case study: Practicalities of setting up and maintaining a patient support group |
Why patient support is crucial to successful recovery after critical care
How can you deliver the support? Practicalities of setting up and maintaining effective peer-to-peer support
Discover the broader benefits: learning from experiences and using feedback to improve care
Elaine Walmsley, Sister Critical Care Follow Up, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Implementing online support
|2.50||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
|3.20||Developing and implementing a rehab app: improving quality of care for critical care patients |
Explore the journey from planning and developing to implementing the rehab app
Overcoming the challenges: engaging and educating staff, patients and families
Assess the influence of the app on successful recovery of patients
Lewis Blacow, Charge Nurse, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
|3.50||Question, answer and discussion with the afternoon speakers|
|4.10||Chair's closing remarks|
|4.20||Close of day|
Hear evidenced based experiences from the trailblazers and how they tackled their challenges in the rehabilitation of patients after critical illness:
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