Care Homes & Ambulances (Abertawe Bro Morgannwg UHB)
This Pilot project linked carehomes and ambulances via Video Consulting. It aimed to prevent unnecessary admissions to A&E whilst providing medical support to carehomes nursing staff. This project commenced in April 2015 and concluded later that year. The technology used was Cisco Jabber via iPads.
- Swansea Bay University Health Board
- Lessons learnt
Loss of Project Manager reduced project impetus.
The pilot is to prevent unnecessary A&E admissions keeping elderly residences in their homes and providing medical support for care home nursing staff.