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Residential Oral Care Sheffield (ROCS)

Sheffield has a unique dental service for older adults in care, its called ROCS (Residential Oral Care Sheffield) It involves 10 general dental practitioners, the community and special care dental service, this service is supported by NHS England.

Nearly all residential care homes in Sheffield are now covered by this service and all home managers should be aware of who their named dentist is.

0114 3078575 / anne.harrison@nhs.net

ROCS training information

Smiling Matters oral health care in care homes

https://www.cqc.org.uk/publications/major-report/smiling-matters-oral-health-care-care-homes

The Enhanced Health in Care Homes (EHCH)

The Enhanced Health in Care Homes (EHCH) model moves away from traditional reactive models of care delivery towards proactive care that is centred on the needs of individual residents, their families and care home staff. Such care can only be achieved through a whole-system, collaborative approach.

The full report can be accessed via the below link

https://www.england.nhs.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/the-framework-for-enhanced-health-in-care-homes-v2-0.pdf

The Care Provider Alliance 

This guide provides advice for care home managers on how to support their residents to benefit from the service. It also provides information on how to work effectively with their primary care network clinical lead to ensure the health of their residents is improved. The guide was developed with NHS England and NHS Improvement’s community services and ageing well team.

https://careprovideralliance.org.uk/enhanced-health-in-care-homes-cpa-guide

Managing outbreaks of Flu in care homes

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/acute-respiratory-disease-managing-outbreaks-in-care-homes

React To Red was written, funded and produced by Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Bassettlaw CCG and Crocodile House Ltd respectively. Originally, React To Red was provided as a pack with accompanying DVD which is now being made more accessible though this website. As such there may be reference to this and other issues that relate to its original launch in the Bassettlaw region. This training resource consists of six parts with accompanying documents to view or download.

http://www.reactto.co.uk/resources/react-to-red/

Training Resources for Care Homes

The following online training courses can be accessed via http://www.reactto.co.uk/

React to Red

React to Moisture

React to Falls

React to Feet

React to Infection

React to Malnutrition & Dehydration

React to Dementia

 

 

 

 

 

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