Friday, 3 October 2014

Speaking Workshop leading Best Care for Older People Friday,NHS Lanarkshire

Leading Best Care for Older People
Friday, 10th October 2014
Ken Corsar Medical Education Centre, Kirklands Hospital, Bothwell

Aims of the event:
·         Explore, Identify and Implement Leading Best Care for Older People
·         Provide an update on the current initiatives taking place nationally and  across NHS Lanarkshire
·         Opportunity to share thoughts, ideas and suggestions


8.45 – 9.00

9.00 – 9.10
Welcome and Introduction
Purpose of the Event
Rosemary Lyness
Director of NMAHP
9.10 – 9.30
Purpose / Overview
Graham Ellis
Consultant Care of the Elderly
Associate Medical Director
9.30 – 10.00
National Policy
Hugh Masters
Associate Chief Nursing Officer at The Scottish Government
10.00 – 10.30
Standards for Older Peoples care
Dr Christine McAlpine
Consultant in Geriatric Medicine, Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Scottish Specialty Adviser in Geriatric Medicine
10.30 – 11.00
Patient / Carers Experience
Amanda Gardiner, Carer
Matt’s Story – The journey of a Carer
11.00 – 11.30
Comfort Break – Tea/Coffee
11.30 – 12.30
Local Improvements


Rapid Multi disciplinary assessment

Rehab and Enablement

Mental Health

Claire Ritchie, AHP Consultant

Carole Cruikshank, Senior
Physiotherapist / Dominique Doherty, ACE Team Leader

Ann Close, Senior Occupational Therapist / Lesley McCreadie, Senior Charge Nurse

Maureen Taggart, Nurse Consultant Dementia, NHS Lanarkshire

12.30 – 13.00
Panel Discussion
Question and Answer Session
Facilitator:  Dr Anne Hendry
National Clinical Lead for integrated Care, Joint Improvement Team
13.00 –14.00
(A light lunch will be available)
14.00 – 15.45
See overleaf for further information

15.45 – 16.00
Closing remarks
Joan James
Divisional Nurse Director Acute


  1. Acute Inspection

Joan James
Divisional Nurse Director – Acute
NHS Lanarkshire

Jacqui Macrae
Head of Care Quality
Healthcare Improvement Scotland

  1. Ceiling of Care Communication
Helen Morrow
Consultant Care of the Elderly
NHS Lanarkshire

Professor Robin Taylor
Respiratory Consultant
NHS Lanarkshire

  1. Capacity and Consent
Ana Talbot
Consultant Geriatrician
NHS Lanarkshire

Colin McKay
Chief Executive
Mental Welfare Commission

  1. Frailty and Delirium
Brian McGurn
Consultant Geriatrician
NHS Lanarkshire

Karen Goudie
National Clinical Lead
Healthcare Improvement Scotland

  1. What matters to you?
Noreen Kent
Associate Nurse Director, Person Centred Care NHS Lanarkshire

Davy Thompson
Person Centred Health and Care,
Healthcare Improvement Scotland

Tommy Whitelaw, Dementia Carer Voices Project Engagement Lead

  1. Commitment 10 & 11
Maureen Taggart
Alzheimer’s Scotland Dementia Nurse Consultant

Amanda Johnson
Dementia in Acute Improvement Lead
Scottish Government

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