Progressing Care Pathways for Children with Complex Needs
This one day NHS conference will focus on all aspects of the care pathway for children with complex needs. By providing evidenced insights into discharge planning, continuing care, end of life care and transition processes you will leave with the knowledge to implement actual changes to improve your service delivery.
Take one day out to benchmark your service and get to grips with acute and community services working collaboratively, overcoming housing and other socials barriers, supporting parents and patients in the community and implementing early discharge plans.
By focusing on practical guidance to enable tangible change, you will leave this NHS conference ready to:
- Benchmark your MDT discharge team
- Optimise patients’ pathways
- Upskill your community workforce
- Support children and their families once they’re home
- Tackle social and housing challenges
- Implement early discharge planning
- Provide support for effective transition
- Secure funding for care plans
- Create an effective paediatric discharge service
It is key to communicate and work effectively as a multi-disciplinary team when caring for children with complex needs, so bring your team along and benchmark your service against others. This event is suitable for but not limited to:
- Paediatric Consultants, Nurses and Support Workers
- Continuing Care Teams and Assessors
- Community Paediatric Consultants, Nurses, Matrons, Sisters and School Nurses
- Discharge Planning Leads and Teams
- Social Care and Housing Support Teams
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Paediatric Discharge Planning for Complex Care Providers took place in September 2018 in Leicester and was described by attendees as an “Excellent networking opportunity. The sharing of ideas and systems and processes was great” and “Great day for networking – learning that everyone is experiencing similar problems/difficulties and sharing ideas to move forward. We all share the same goal!”
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Improve discharge planning and provide appropriate and fully supported continuing, palliative and transition care
|9.00||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks |
Ann Miller, Paediatric Complex Care Discharge Coordinator, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
Improving discharge planning
|9.40||Case study: Promoting early discharge pathways and implementing effective plans |
Exploring the benefits and pitfalls of planning for early discharge for children with complex needs
Working with patients, families and carers to build competencies and confidence
Explore how discharge planning can improve the pathway
Cathryn Livingstone, Complex Discharge Occupational Therapist, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Carol Rowlands, Head of Complex Care and Community Nursing Services, Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
|10.20||An innovative discharge team: Getting medically and socially complex children from hospital to home|
Liaising across health and social care to improve discharge and coordinate services effectively
How healthcare professionals can work with families to manage complex, life limiting and long term conditions
The best and the worst: examples of great care and service and lessons learnt along the way
Rachel Shanahan, Well Child Sister, Children with Medical Complexities Team, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Mary Salama, Consultant Paediatrician, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
Eve Bassett, Consultant Paediatrician, Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust
|11.20||Case study: Preparing and planning for complex paediatric discharge from admission |
Identifying complex children quickly: getting a discharge plan in place
Overcoming challenges: housing considerations, commissioning and MDT collaboration
Shared case studies: exploring discharge pathways
Ann Miller, Paediatric Complex Care Discharge Coordinator, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
|12.00||Benchmark your paediatric complex needs discharge planning processes|
Bring together your learning from the morning sessions and share your experiences with like-minded colleagues to benchmark your service and gain new and implementable ideas to develop your discharge processes.
Providing continuing care
|1.40||Getting your commissioners on-board to secure funding for timely discharge |
Enabling specialist level care in the community: guidance for training community carers and completing competency booklets
How can you manage complications in the community?
Providing education for complex paediatric patients in the community: when can they go to school?
Fiona Price, Complex Care Manager, Continuing Care Team, Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
|2.20||Standardising care: working across social, education and health to achieve appropriate care packages |
Providing clinical training and rolling out a competency booklet
Building a pre-assessment checklist and providing quality assurance
Working collaborating and obtaining funding from your commissioners
Soraya Begum, Complex Care Team (Children & Young Persons) Continuing Care Assessor, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
Preparing for end of life care
|3.20||Providing effective palliative care services and collaborating with your MDT |
Developing and implementing advanced care plans: involving healthcare professionals and families
Utilising hospice referral processes for children in need of palliative care
Measuring the outcomes of successful collaboration across hospitals, hospices, community care and with patients and their families
Katrina Marshall, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Children & Young People's Palliative Care, NHS Lothian
Supporting effective transition
|4.00||Case study: Improving processes to ensure good transition for children with complex needs |
What makes a good transition? Shared insights from adolescent patients
Overcoming the challenges to improve patient experience: preparation, support and ensuring patients are not lost
Developing a transition pathway to create a unified pathway: what is the impact of the pathway?
Carrie James, Paediatric Nurse, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust
|4.40||Close of day|
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- NHS or Public Sector for four places (each) £279 + VAT
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Certification of Attendance
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