Archive: February, 2016

29th February 2016 – Hospital patients invited to drop in session

Posted on 02/29/16 by AireAdmin

Members of the public are being encouraged to call into Airedale Hospital next week (8 and 9 March) to tell representatives from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) about their experiences of care. Staff from the CQC will be holding drop in sessions for patients, carers, relatives and members of the public so they can tell […]

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23rd February 2016 – Staff say Airedale Hospital acts on patient feedback

Posted on 02/23/16 by AireAdmin

Feedback from patients is used effectively say employees of Airedale hospital according to this year’s national staff survey. The latest findings, published today (Tuesday 23 February), showed that Airedale NHS Foundation Trust’s best scores when compared to other similar trusts were for the number of respondents who said they had effective team working and that […]

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18th February 2016 – Tuning into the needs of patients with dementia

Posted on 02/18/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Staff and patients invited to take time out to learn about the benefits of music therapy and support Dementia UK. A Time for a Cuppa event is being hosted at Airedale Hospital by the occupational therapy and physiotherapy teams to support the national campaign and help families living with dementia. The event is being planned […]

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18th February 2016 – New Digital Care Hub opens at Airedale Hospital

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A new Digital Care Hub has opened at Airedale Hospital with space to extend and integrate services such as telemedicine which will benefit more patients and care homes. It has replaced the Telemedicine Hub at the Day Hospital and is based in the former ward 15 which has been refurbished to make it fit for […]

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16th February 2016 – Project aims to break new ground in taking forward Dementia care

Posted on 02/16/16 by AireAdmin

The growing number of people living with dementia are to benefit from a new initiative poised for launch in care homes across Bradford, Airedale, Craven, Wharfedale and East Lancashire. The pilot project aims to break new ground in the way existing home-grown skills and support across these communities can be harnessed to drive forward improvements […]

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11th February 2016 – Making it easier for patients to find their way around Airedale Hospital

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A new signage system is being introduced at Airedale Hospital to help patients find their way around the site more easily. This is because the hospital has developed significantly causing the existing signs to be outdated. Around 900 signs, both internal and external, are being replaced between Monday  29 February and Friday 11 Marchby Nuneaton […]

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8th February 2016 – Check out your inhaler technique at Airedale Hospital 15 – 19 February

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Specialist respiratory nurses are having a week-long campaign at Airedale Hospital to make sure that patients with asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD )are using their inhalers correctly. Sophie Carrow and Colette Scully from the community health team at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, are having an information stand on the top landing above the main […]

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4th February 2016 – Could you be a governor at Airedale Hospital?

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4 February 2016 Could you be a governor at Airedale Hospital? Anyone interested in becoming a governor for Airedale Hospital is invited to one of two special events to find out what it involves. The first of the ‘Everything You Need to Know’ sessions is being held at the hospital on Monday 15 February, 5.30pm […]

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2nd February 2016 – New plan to help people eat healthily in Airedale Hospital

Posted on 02/02/16 by AireAdmin No Comments

Practical food tips to keep people with Dementia healthy. Dietitian Louise Nash has designed some new resources to help people with dementia overcome eating and drinking problems which are being used throughout the country. The information sheets have been sent out to care homes throughout the Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven district and have proved popular […]

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