Orkney Health and Care Working together to make a real difference. Rural Generic Support Worker Opportunities Workshop. 28 March 2014 Judy Sinclair, Lead Nurse Lynda Bradford, Service Manager, Health and Community Care. The Workshop – March 2013. Aims of Workshop:
Working together to make a real difference
28 March 2014
Judy Sinclair, Lead Nurse
Lynda Bradford, Service Manager,
Health and Community Care
Aims of Workshop:
Explore how RGSW may support service improvement within the context and challenges of integrated care delivery in Orkney
Using the NES Skills Maximisation Toolkit:
2. Capturing uniqueness-what’s the best contribution?
3. Creating improvement- making it happen
20 Participants from a range of backgrounds:
i.e lack of services in isles, identifying need but can’t meet them, remoteness, expectations of clients, families and communities, multi assessments
i.e service capabilities and capacities, inconsistencies in health and social care roles, differing professional cultures, communication – with who, by who
i.e. Continuity of some AHP programmes, respite care, limited 3rd sector in some areas, different crisis response, different overnight provision, facilities and equipment
Personal care, meal prep, exercises, nutritional needs, support with medication, continence assessments, use of telecare, telehealth etc
Groups were asked to consider the potential RGSW role in Orkney:
Something I’ve learned from today;
What did you enjoy most about the day?
What could have been better?