Following the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Open Change has been working with NHS specialists in the care of the elderly, palliative care and psychology services to develop visual guidance to support frontline staff.
You can find below the resources focussing on the topics of ‘Difficult Conversations – Why we need to talk about dying’, ‘Stress, Coping and Resilience – for front line healthcare & social service workers’, ‘Care Homes and Coronavirus’, and ‘Gender Based Violence – Impact of COVID-19 social distancing and isolation’.
You can also access these resources at https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/741/quality-improvement-zone.
Why we need to talk about dying.
Download Difficult Conversations: We Will Have to talk About Dying.
Slides from Zoom Presentation by Dr Lara Mitchell, Consultant Geriatrician QEUH and Dr Fiona Findlay, Palliative care Consultant to Junior Doctors in NHSGGC 2.4.20.
8 minute visual guidance for health & care staff in talking to patients about dying during COVID-19 pandemic, made by Open Change, with Dr Lara Mitchell, Scottish Quality and Safety Fellows.
Care Homes and Coronavirus
Advice for Health and Care Professionals.
5 minute visual guidance for health and care staff in care homes during COVID-19 pandemic, made by Open Change and Paul Baughan, Cohort 12 of SQSFellowship NHS Education for Scotland.
Gender Based Violence
Impact of COVID-19 social distancing and isolation.
Dr Sue Brechin, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Scottish Quality & Safety Fellow provides advice for Health + Care Professionals on supporting people at risk of gender-based violence. It has been developed in consultation with Scottish Women’s Aid and Gender Based Violence Leads in Public Health Scotland and produced in collaboration with Open Change.
If you need support due to domestic abuse or forced marriage call 08000271234 or e.mail / webchat on www.sdafmh.org.uk – translators are available.
Stress, Coping and Resilience
for front line healthcare & social service workers.
6 minute visual guidance for health and care staff about stress, coping and resilience during COVID-19 pandemic. Made by Open Change, with Dr Caroline Cochrane, Scottish Quality and Safety Fellows.
Content developed by NHS Scottish Quality and Safety Fellows in consultation with peers –
Difficult Conversations: Dr Lara Mitchell, Consultant Geriatrician, QEUH, Glasgow.
Care Homes and Coronavirus: Paul Baughan, National Clinical Lead for Palliative and End of Life Care.
Stress, Coping and Resilience: Dr Caroline Cochrane, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Head of Psychological Services, NHS Borders.
Gender Based Violence: Dr Sue Brechin, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health and Scottish Quality & Safety Fellow.
Visuals by Open Change.