District Nurses in the Scottish Borders Use Strata PathWays to Access and Receive Care at Home Services for the Terminally Ill

DISTRICT NURSES ARE NOW USING STRATA PATHWAYS TO REFER FOR CARE AT HOME SERVICES TO SUPPORT IN END-OF-LIFE CARE.

(February 2022) Strata Health is pleased to announce the integration of Strata Pathways with district nursing in the Scottish Borders for services to support palliative care. End of life care for terminally ill patients and their families is further enhanced through the use of Strata PathWays which enables district nurses to make referrals and access and secure packages from their local Care at Home services.

The project benefits for providers and patients include:

  • Improved quality and consistency of referrals and care requests
  • Proper care sources so patients receive the right support for their unique care needs
  • Automating administrative tasks for supporting clinicians
  • Integrated working across health and social care

District Nurses play a central role in the management and co-ordination of care for palliative and terminally ill patients. This implementation will improve the quality of patient care by providing the optimal use of at home services, at the time they are required, thus allowing the person and their family to remain at home or in their preferred location rather than emergency hospital admission.

“The teams are using the system and are delighted at how easy it is”, Nurse Manager, Scottish Borders.

 

About the Scottish Borders Health and Social Care Partnership

Scottish Borders Health and Social Care Partnership formed in April 2015, bringing together the full range of community health and care services in the Scottish Borders. The partnership ensures that the NHS, Scottish Borders Council and voluntary and private care partners’ work as one to deliver integrated services which meet the needs of people living in the Borders. With a particular focus on helping all adults live well in the community or at home for as long as possible, NHS Borders and Scottish Borders Council share equal responsibility for this work and continue to engage with people across the Borders to inform and shape future service delivery. For more information, visit www.scotborders.gov.uk/integration. 

About Strata Health 

With over 20 years of experience in the health technology sector, Strata Health is the leading provider of intelligent, digital tools for resource allocation, patient transitions, and patient flow innovation across the care continuum. Strata Health supports healthcare clients on three continents, helping over 12 million patients worldwide get the care they need faster. Strata’s software solutions improve the healthcare experience for patients, clinicians, and health jurisdictions worldwide.

For more information, visit www.stratahealth.com

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