Advancing your Acute Mental Health Pathways
This case-study driven conference has been designed to help your mental health team drive forward efficiency, minimise beds and boost outcomes within your acute mental health pathway. Whether you are involved in commissioning, designing, running or staffing an acute care mental health pathway, this event is a unique opportunity to join together with Consultant Psychiatrists, Mental Health Commissioners, Network Managers and Team Managers to find those shared solutions and move your team forward more effectively.
This peer-led masterclass is an opportunity for your team to explore a wide range of acute care pathways, soak up the expertise of successful NHS colleagues and start achieving better outcomes for those admitted in to acute care with mental health issues. By attending this day, your service will learn how to:
- Set meaningful pathway aims, measure outcomes and achieve consistent improvements
- Manage risk effectively, improving both clinical and patient-centred outcomes
- Approach complex recovery through a specialist rehabilitation in-reach team
- Deliver effective aftercare packages by linking in with other services
- Reduce readmissions by working effectively with CMHT, CHRT and 3rd sector organisations
- Maximise continuity of care as a result of stronger, more beneficial inter-service relationships
- Evaluate your pathway by benchmarking, measuring outcomes & driving service improvements
Learn how multidisciplinary mental health teams have pulled together to create effective and efficient acute care pathways, allowing for safer admissions and earlier discharge:
- Facilitate patient-centred discharges via a specialised acute admissions pathway
- Manage risk to enhance safety and encourage better outcomes for MH patients
- Reduce beds by enabling recovery through effective rehabilitation services
- Work effectively with community, home and 3rd sector teams to fully support those in need
- Review your pathway and ensure that it is achieving maximum outcomes and efficiency
Whether you are involved in commissioning, designing, running or staffing an acute care mental health pathway, this event is packed full of practical case studies, insightful learning sessions and peer-recommended strategies for improvement. This event has been designed to benefit:
- Consultant Psychiatrists
- Mental Health Commissioners
- Team Leaders for Urgent Care
- Heads of Adult Inpatient Services
- Clinical Directors
- Network Managers
- Clinical Leads
- Ward Managers
- Consultant Nurses
Have you considered sponsoring or exhibiting at this day? If you join us in 2017, you will be able to talk directly to this audience of Mental Health professionals, build familiarity and take away leads.
If you belong to an association or network that is related to mental health or acute care, SBK would welcome working with you. We can offer your members or network a discounted rate and a link with your website here:
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|9.00||Registration and refreshments|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks |
Doug Maisey, Clinical Director, Acute & Urgent Care, Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Minimising Length of Stay and Delivering Quality Patient Outcomes
|9.40||Acute admissions pathway case study: facilitating patient-centred safe discharges |
Outlining the pathway model: staffing, location and set-up considerations
Pathway aims and outcomes: delivering timely admissions and safer, earlier discharges
Understanding the bigger picture: building better working relationships with the CHRT
Sustained improvements: minimising patients sent out of area and keeping standards high
Jill Archibald, Network Manager & Andrea Greenwood, Senior Network Acute & Urgent Care & Doug Maisey, Clinical Director, Acute & Urgent Care, Cumbria Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
|10.20||Group discussion: balancing early discharges with patient safety |
What measures does your service use to make sure that patients are discharged in a timely manner but also safely and only when they are ready? Discuss the assessment process and how you could more accurately determine how appropriate discharge is.
Reducing Out of Area Cases and Acute Bed Populations
|11.10||Complex Recovery Assessment & Consultation Team: reducing beds and enabling recovery |
Outlining the effective specialist rehabilitation in-reach service: staffing, location and intentions
Reducing acute beds and out of area care: delivering effective and thorough care for all patients
How CRAC have facilitated QI: developing innovative care pathways and acute flow models
Outcomes so far: successes for the CRAC team and how they sustain improvements
Ian Davidson, Consultant Psychiatrist, CRAC Team & Expert Clinical Champion for Zero Harm, and Clair Jones, Strategic Lead for Complex Care , Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
|11.50||Group discussion: creative effective aftercare packages by linking with other services |
What approach does your team take to aftercare and how do you interact with commissioners, CMHTs, local authorities and other sectors to deliver effective aftercare packages? Discuss how aftercare could be improved to keep more cases out of acute care, and methods to do this.
Ensuring Safety: Thoroughly Assessing and Managing Risk
|1.30||Risk management: ensuring patient safety and pathway suitability for acute mental health |
Effective approaches to identifying risk: balancing treatment with personal and public safety
Working for everyone: collaborating with service users and others involved in their care
Building flexibility: accounting for the unlikely and having effective response strategies in place
The role of MDTs in risk management: cohesive approaches from clinical and non-clinical staff
Kendra-Sue Ainley, Team Leader, Urgent Care, & Lee Fitzpatrick, Clinical Psychologist, Greater Manchester West Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
|2.10||Group discussion: maximising continuity of care with stronger inter-service relationships |
How could your service benefit from knowing more about the services that you refer to, or receive referrals from? Discuss how your team could develop stronger links with community teams and third sector organisations, and benchmark your current processes with those in your group.
Streamlining acute services in your area: limiting the variation between pathways
|3.00||Case study: setting up a standardised acute care pathway across all services in Dorset |
Planning and implementing: setting goals, timelines and strategies for a large scale project
Working alongside staff and service users: using shared knowledge and experiences
Maintaining the pathway following implementation: building continual improvements and efficiency
Outcomes so far: earning a CQC outstanding rating and constantly measuring feedback
Ian Rodin, Consultant Psychiatrist/Lead Consultant for Inpatient and Specialist Services, Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
|3.40||Group discussion: Using accurate outcome measures to drive service improvements|
What process does your team follow to ensure that outcomes are monitored and improvement plans are effective? Share your current methods and discuss next steps with your professional peers.
|4.10||Chair’s closing remarks|
|4.20||Close of conference|
Learn how your mental health acute care pathway team can facilitate reduced lengths of stay, manage risk, reduce readmissions and boost outcomes with case studies from:
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- NHS or Public Sector for two or three places (each) £299 + VAT
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