SPACE Quality Improvement Programme Resources
To access QI resources from the SPACE Quality Improvement (QI) programme including toolkits, safety crosses, carers guide click on the SPACE QI Resources title above and scroll down to see range of toolkits & other resources.  

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Overview of Innovation:
This UTI toolkit was developed for care home staff as part of the SPACE (Safer Provision and CARING Excellence) Quality Improvement Programme.
The toolkit includes resources to support the reduction of avoidable harm with residents who are at risk of developing UTI’s. 

Resources include:
  • Introduction to Quality Improvement Tools
  • The model for Improvement
  • PDSA (Plan Do Study Act) template
  • Measurement tools –UTI Safety Cross
  • Guidance on how to gather baseline information and explore reliability of care processes
  • Aim setting and staff engagement activities
  • Example Improvement plan (in the form of a driver diagram)
  • Workforce Education resources
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Caroline Maries-Tillott 23/05/2019 - 10:14 Detailed Submission 1 comment
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Overview of Innovation:
This Hydration toolkit was developed for care home staff as part of the SPACE (Safer Provision and CARING Excellence) Quality Improvement Programme.
The toolkit includes resources to support the reduction of avoidable harm in residents at risk of dehydration. Resources include:
  • Introduction to Quality Improvement Tools
  • The model for Improvement
  • PDSA (Plan Do Study Act) template
  • Measurement tools – Individual Hydration Safety Cross
  • Guidance on how to gather baseline information and explore reliability of hydration practices including audit tools
  • Aim setting and staff engagement activities
  • Example Improvement plan (in the form of a driver diagram)
  • Workforce Education resources

 
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Overview of Innovation:
This Deterioration toolkit was developed for care home staff as part of the SPACE (Safer Provision and CARING Excellence) Quality Improvement Programme.
The toolkit includes resources to support the reduction of avoidable harm with residents who are at risk of deterioration. 

Resources include:
  • Introduction to Quality Improvement Tools
  • The model for Improvement
  • PDSA (Plan Do Study Act) template
  • Measurement tools – Deterioration Safety Cross
  • Guidance on how to gather baseline information and explore reliability of deterioration recognition and management
  • Edmonton Frailty assessment tool
  • STOP and WATCH tool to support early recognition of the soft signs of deterioration
  • Aim setting and staff engagement activities
  • Example Improvement plan (in the form of a driver diagram)
  • Workforce Education resources
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Caroline Maries-Tillott 23/05/2019 - 10:06 Detailed Submission Login or Register to post comments
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Overview of Innovation:
This Pressure Ulcer toolkit was developed for care home staff as part of the SPACE (Safer Provision and CARING Excellence) Quality Improvement Programme.
The toolkit includes resources to support the reduction of avoidable harm with residents who are at risk of developing pressure ulcers. 

Resources include:
  • Introduction to Quality Improvement Tools
  • The model for Improvement
  • PDSA (Plan Do Study Act) template
  • Measurement tools – Pressure Injury Safety Cross
  • Guidance on how to gather baseline information and explore reliability of care processes
  • Aim setting and staff engagement activities
  • Example Improvement plan (in the form of a driver diagram)
  • Workforce Education resources

 
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Caroline Maries-Tillott 23/05/2019 - 10:03 Detailed Submission Login or Register to post comments
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Overview of Innovation:
This Falls toolkit was developed for care home staff as part of the SPACE (Safer Provision and CARING Excellence) Quality Improvement Programme.
The toolkit includes resources to support the reduction of avoidable harm in residents who are at risk of falls.
Resources include:
  • Introduction to Quality Improvement Tools
  • The model for Improvement
  • PDSA (Plan Do Study Act) template
  • Measurement tools – Falls Safety Cross
  • Guidance on how to gather baseline information and explore reliability of care processes
  • Aim setting and staff engagement activities
  • Example Improvement plan (in the form of a driver diagram)
  • Workforce Education resources
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Caroline Maries-Tillott 23/05/2019 - 10:00 Detailed Submission Login or Register to post comments
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Overview of Innovation:
This Oral Care and Chest Infection toolkit was developed for care home staff as part of the SPACE (Safer Provision and CARING Excellence) Quality Improvement Programme.
The toolkit includes resources to support improvements in oral care which is closely linked high incidences of chest infection. 
Resources include:
  • Introduction to Quality Improvement Tools
  • The model for Improvement
  • PDSA (Plan Do Study Act) template
  • Measurement tools – Chest Infection Safety Cross
  • Guidance on how to gather baseline information and explore reliability of oral care practices.
  • Aim setting and staff engagement activities
  • Example Improvement plan (in the form of a driver diagram)
  • Workforce Education resources
  • Oral care assessment, care plan and related resources including an educational video for   carers on oral care 
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Caroline Maries-Tillott 22/05/2019 - 13:58 Publish Login or Register to post comments
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Overview of Innovation:
This Challenging Behaviour toolkit was developed for care home staff as part of the SPACE (Safer Provision and CARING Excellence) Quality Improvement Programme.
The toolkit includes resources to support the reduction of avoidable harm with residents displaying challenging behaviour.  

Resources include:
  • Introduction to Quality Improvement Tools
  • The model for Improvement
  • PDSA (Plan Do Study Act) template
  • Measurement tools - Challenging Behaviour Safety Cross
  • Guidance on how to gather baseline information and explore reliability of care processes
  • Aim setting and staff engagement activities
  • Example Improvement plan (in the form of a driver diagram)
  • Workforce Education resources including an educational video about dementia
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Caroline Maries-Tillott 22/05/2019 - 11:19 Publish Login or Register to post comments
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