CARE HOME LIAISON SERVICE – A NEW APPROACH TO MANAGING MENTAL HEALTH Aimed at GPs and Clinical Commissioners and Care Home Managers 10 MAY 2013, 9.30-4.15, Lecture Room 1, Education Centre, Hollins Park Hospital, Hollins Lane, Warrington WA2 8WA 9.00 Coffee and Registration 9.15 Welcome and Introduction Dr Ashley Baldwin, Associate Medical Director (Medical Education), 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 9.30 Setting up a Care Home Liaison Service – Lessons Learnt Joanne Hirst Senior Clinical Nurse Older Peoples M H Liaison Service Doncaster and Bassetlaw NHS Foundation Trust 10.15 Multi-Disciplinary Aspects of a Care Home Liaison Service Cathie Jones, Team Manager Carla Whittaker, Senior Nurse Practitioner 5 Boroughs Care Home Liaison Service 11.00 Coffee Break 11.15 Early Dementia Experience and Dusk Till Dawn Support 12.00 Lunch Professor Thomas Dean of Faculty of Health University of Chester 1.00 Care Home Liaison from a Care Home Perspective Lesley Vaughan and Ann Cowgill Roby House Residential Home 1.30 Role of the Advanced Nurse Practitioner in Care Home Liaison Kate Dutton, Graham Lamph, Jennifer Settle Advanced Practitioner 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 2.15 Coffee Break & Networking 2.45 A City United: How Sporting Memories are being used in Care Homes in Leeds Tony Jameson-Allen, Director Sporting Memories Network 3.30 Non Pharmacological Interventions Suzanne Lee Consultant Clinical Psychologist/Lead Clinician - LLAMHS 4.15 Close Lunch kindly sponsored by Otsuka Pharmaceuticals To book a place please contact Linda Buchanan on 01925 664477 or email [email protected] FACILITATORS: Jo Hirst Jo Hirst qualified as A RMN in 1995. She has a wealth of experience in Older Peoples Mental Health Services, including acute mental health and community mental health services, during which time she completed her degree and registered as a clinical nurse specialist. Her interest in liaison psychiatry began in her role as mental health discharge coordinator at Rotherham General Hospital focused on working across partner organisations to fundamentally refocus the approach to the provision of services for older people with both physical and mental health problems and younger people with dementia on acute wards at Rotherham General Hospital. She has been in her current post as Senior Clinical Nurse of the Older Peoples Mental Health Liaison Service since June 2009. The service currently provides rapid proactive mental health assessment for older people residing in care homes in the Doncaster area and inpatients with the local acute trust. Jo has a passionate interest in the needs of older people with mental health problems in general hospital settings and their pathways of care including the training and education of staff to improve pathways and quality of care. The service won the Nursing Times Award 2008 – Patient Pathway making Quality Count. The liaison element of the service is currently undergoing a formal evaluation to demonstrate the value of liaison services in acute hospitals. Professor M Thomas Professor Mike Thomas has been working in both the health and higher education sectors for over thirty years and is currently the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic) at the University of Chester. Whilst undertaking this role he continues to work in clinical practice providing supervision to clinical psychotherapists and maintaining a case-load. Mike has been a Dean of Faculty three times in separate institutions. In his career he has also been a Head of School, a Head of Department (twice) and Associate Dean (twice) covering such diverse areas as nursing, allied health professions, biosciences, psychology, medical education and even engineering. Outside of academia and healthcare Mike also works with ex-service staff supporting a project which enables veterans to gain access to new career opportunities. He is active in several international and national bodies and groups, a Trustee and Governor for a number of charitable and educational institutions and presents papers or publishes in both the leadership field and on policy analysis in healthcare. Cathie Jones Cathie started as a Nurse Cadet at Doncaster Royal Infirmary in 1973 and qualified as RMN in 1978 at the York School of Nursing. She has had experience of working in the private and public sector since qualifying including working for 13 years in Social Services provider services as a Residential Home Manager then as Assistant Service Manager. This included developing Dementia Day Services and managing domiciliary care services. Her experience in NHS includes working as an in-patient Manager, most recently as Team Manager for the Memory Service and CMHT in Warrington. She is currently seconded into the role of Operational Manager with the LLAMS Care Home Liaison Team. Jennifer Settle Jennifer Settle is a Registered Mental Nurse with over 30yrs experience in old age psychiatry. From starting her career as a nursing assistant in the old asylums of the 70s she has progressed through the ranks of student nurse, Staff Nurse, Ward Sister and Acting Nursing Officer. She has worked as a qualified nurse in various NHS Hospitals, Care Homes and Community settings. Jennifer completed her BSc (Hons) in Dementia Studies at Bradford University, continued her studies achieving an MSc (Dis) in Advanced Practice and then completed her Non- Medical Prescribing at Chester University. Jennifer has recently presented her work on the importance of early diagnosis of the unknown population with dementia to the Nursing Times. This work was the result of a joint collaborative clinic with a consultant geriatrician from an acute Trust and won a Highly Commended award for 5 Boroughs Partnership at the prestigious Nursing Times Awards in London in 2012. Jennifer is passionate and committed to all aspects of later life and memory services and currently works as an Advanced Practitioner in the newly formed Care Home Liaison Service. Tony Jameson-Allen After four years working as a caddie on the European Professional Golf Tour, Tony was persuaded to have a ‘proper’ career and trained to be a psychiatric nurse in 1992. His first placement was on an older people’s mental health ward and it was there he first encountered a person living with dementia. That experience had a profound impact on the course of his career and on qualifying, he chose to work with people with memory problems and dementia. Having worked in a variety of community and ward based roles, Tony’s final post was as a clinical team leader overseeing in-patient, day services and community teams. He then spent eight years working regionally and nationally on older peoples mental health initiatives with NIMHE, CSIP and finally at the Department of Health at the National Mental Health Development Unit, where he enjoyed working across mental health programmes as the knowledge and online Lead for the unit. Having been introduced to the work on football reminiscence therapy in Scotland by the CEO of Alzheimer Scotland, Tony joined forces with his fellow Director, Chris Wilkins, and founded the Sporting Memories Network CIC. Dr Suzanne M Lee Dr Lee is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist within the 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (5BP). She is currently working on a fixed term contract within the 5BP Care Home Liaison Service. Dr Lee also holds the position of Lead Clinician within the Later Life and Memory Services Senior Operational Leadership Team. Her main role as Lead Clinician is to provide up to date evidence based research and guidance to ensure the provision of high quality clinical services. Dr Lee has worked as a psychologist within the National Health Service for over 10 years and has been working as a Neuropsychology specialist (PgDip) for the previous 6 years. Her main interest and area of work is dementia care and has numerous publications within this field. Dr Lee is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with the British Psychological Society, and a Registered Practitioner with the Health Professions Council. She is also an Associate Fellow of the Division of Clinical Psychology within the BPS (AFBPsS). Kate Dutton Kate Dutton is an Advanced Practitioner working in the Later Life and Memory Service, Care Home Liaison Team of the 5 Boroughs Partnership NHS Mental Health Foundation Trust. Kate is a Registered General and Mental Health Nurse with over 36 years’ experience. After qualifying as a Registered Nurse and later as a Midwife she began her career in mental health nursing in 1999. For a number of years Kate lived in Zimbabwe and worked as a senior theatre nurse and Midwife in a rural hospital, she also nursed in a spinal injuries unit in Harare. Since returning to the UK, Kate has completed a BSc (Hons), MSc in Advanced Practice and a nonmedical prescribing qualification at Chester University, whilst working for the Trust across inpatient and community settings. Kate is completely committed to all aspects of quality care for older people living with dementia. She has been committed to the concept of multi-disciplinary high quality care delivery for the residents of care homes in her present role and was involved in the initiation and implementation of the current care home project.