Long Lie pathway for Homecare providers

Across the Integrated Care Board (ICS) the long lie pathway is now live. The aim of this pathway is for treatment and assessment to be completed in the community, which will be quicker than going into hospital. Falls are distressing for all individuals, they can...

NEW Practice guidance: Safeguarding and Falls

HCPA and Hertfordshire County Council have worked together to develop practice guidance for Safeguarding and Falls. Not every fall will need to be reported as a safeguarding issue, this practice guidance covers the following topics to ensure correct reporting: What to...

Care Home Prevention Falls Services

HCPA wanted to send a reminder of the services available to you when someone has fallen in your care homes. As you know residents have much better outcomes if they don’t have admissions to hospital or long lies while waiting for an ambulance. Hertfordshire have...