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Quest for Quality Service

Gateway to Care
1 Park Road
Halifax
HX1 2TU

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Tel: 07917 086450

Email: gatewaytocare@calderdale.gov.uk
Web: www.calderdaleccg.nhs.uk/news/calderdale-ccg-launches-care-homes-initiative/ See external link policy

Description

The Quest for Quality service is a new model of care aimed to increase the level of support provided to care homes and their residents.

In order to deliver the benefits of Quest for Quality the team place a strong focus on:
<> Personalised care and working with carers
<> The effective management of long term conditions
<> End of life care and support
<> Medicine optimisation
<> Utilising the crucial role technology can play in care delivery, both as part of monitoring and diagnostics (through establishing and maintaining strong links with Tunstall as the telehealth provider)
<> The service is provided by Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust working in partnership with Calderdale Council, NHS Calderdale CCG and Tunstall (UK) Limited
<> The new model comprises a Multi-Disciplinary team who are available to support and advise staff in care homes
<> Focus is on prevention and positive management of people with long term conditions, including falls prevention and medication management
<> The Quest for Quality Team is led by experienced community matrons who act as first point of contact for care home staff
<> Referrals are taken from GPs, nurses, care home staff, patients and their families, providing support when needed
<> Care Home including staff, patients and families know how to contact matrons and have access to the team

In order to deliver the benefits of Quest for Quality the team place a strong focus on:
<> Personalised care and working with carers
<> The effective management of long term conditions
<> End of life care and support
<> Medicine optimisation
<> Utilising the crucial role technology can play in care delivery, both as part of monitoring and diagnostics (through establishing and maintaining strong links with Tunstall as the telehealth provider

Relevant for

  • Carers
  • Older people

Opening hours

10am until 6.30pm Monday to Sunday including Bank Holidays.

Cost band

free

Service location

Contact us

Gateway to Care

Email: gatewaytocare@calderdale.gov.uk
Tel: 01422 393000
Textphone: 01422 393398
Text messages only: 07776454642

Website help

Email: ahsc@calderdale.gov.uk
Tel: 01422 363561

1 Park Road, Halifax, HX1 2TU

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