Domiciliary care provided in people’s own homes

  • Posted by gwtadmin
  • On December 9, 2014
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Domiciliary care provided in people’s own homes Increasingly, care is provided within people’s homes by Personal Assistants (PAs), care agency staff or local authority homecare services. The risks to both those being cared for and those providing the care, will vary greatly according to the individual’s needs, the environment where care is provided, the type […]
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80% of medical errors are from poor communication

  • Posted by gwtadmin
  • On December 8, 2014
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A successful hand-off is defined as, “the transferring and accepting of the responsibility of a patient’s care through effective communication.” This includes transfers that occur within hospital departments of an organization, or transfers to other outside providers typically the most stressful and problematic area is hospital to home where professional care meets barriers with language, […]
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