Alison Ford, 04 February 2019
Last month the NIHR Dissemination Centre hosted 55 enthusiastic occupational therapists, local authority commissioners, adult care social services, researchers, industry, carers and service users to launch the publication 'Help at Home'.
Sylvia Wyatt, 04 December 2018
Older people with long-term conditions could make greater use of assistive technology, which would help prevent crises and hospital admissions. Assistive technology comprises a very wide range of equipment that meets someone’s daily needs, whether at home, in a care home, out in the community or at work.
Dr Daniele Carrieri, 21 June 2018
"The most tragic thing in the world is a sick doctor." A growing number of doctors, from medical students to senior consultants, are experiencing mental-ill health including stress, burnout, alcohol and drug addiction, depression and suicide.
Dr Jill Maben, 18 June 2018
How can we support staff better to enable them to care well? Schwartz Center Rounds provide the space and opportunity for staff to process work challenges with colleagues to avoid feelings of isolation and shame.
Katie Bailey, 14 June 2018
We’ve heard a lot recently about the importance of high levels of engagement for staff performance and wellbeing, and it has also been suggested that staff engagement leads to better outcomes for service users. But what real evidence is there that engaged staff have healthier patients?
Tara Lamont, 11 June 2018
It makes sense that staff who are stressed or unhappy cannot look after patients well. But now we have evidence to prove it. Tara Lamont kicks off our #StaffWellbeing blog series.