Support Tools

Below are some of the support tools to aid implementation of the Charter.

Tips

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Tips for embedding the charter into your home.

Online Courses

Medicine Administration for Carers (Online Course).
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Dysphagia: Swallowing Difficulties and Medicines (Online Course).
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Guidelines in Practice

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Medication management of adults with swallowing difficulties.

Dysphagia Checklist

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Identifying dysphagia in residents in care homes.

Care Plan Reminder Template

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An example of reminders which can be placed into electronic care plans to encourage adherence to the charter.

Audit Checklist

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Suggested audit standards which could be used to check and adherence to the charter.

Care Home Charter staff training materials

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The Care Home Charter Workshop staff training materials, available as a PDF download.

Care Home Charter presenter notes

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The Care Home Charter presenter notes, available as a PDF download.