--Tag: compassion

Storyworlds Life tools improve communication in Fife


Improving communication between parents and professionals Professionals in Fife involved in children and families services have been using Storyworlds Life tools for service improvement since our pilot with them in 2017.  A recent session, using Connor Goes Swimming, brought together parents and professionals (Allied Health Practitioners, teachers, children's nurses,playworkers) to share experience and [...]

Storyworlds Life tools improve communication in Fife2019-04-08T11:50:16+00:00

Using Stories to Develop Relationship-Based Care


Relationship-based care is central to new draft NMC Standards The new draft Nursing and Midwifery Council standards will be introduced in March 2018 and all education programmes need to be compliant with those guidelines by September 2019. Central to those is the development of relationship skills: being able to collaborate with individuals, families, [...]

Using Stories to Develop Relationship-Based Care2018-04-03T10:00:39+00:00

Tayside Pilot – Connor Goes Swimming


Service improvement aims Morag Dorward, the Children and Young People Allied Health Professional Lead for NHS Tayside, organised the first pilot site for Connor Goes Swimming.  Her service was already transforming the way it managed referrals and she saw Connor Goes Swimming as key to:  helping stakeholder colleagues understand and adapt to the [...]

Tayside Pilot – Connor Goes Swimming2017-11-11T22:11:44+00:00

What is a compassionate environment?


Applying research The aim of our work is to build more supportive, compassionate environments around the child, young person or vulnerable adult so they can be healthy and happy.  So we need a theory of what such environments look like.  For that we draw on the a five year action research project led [...]

What is a compassionate environment?2018-04-19T10:10:00+00:00

Fife Pilot – Connor Goes Swimming


Service improvement aims The first Fife pilot site for Connor Goes Swimming was organised by the Children and Young People AHP Lead for NHS Fife, to complement other strategies that have been introduced to support service transformation: Care Aims and Effective Conversations training. The pilot group The multi-disciplinary group (see below) took [...]

Fife Pilot – Connor Goes Swimming2017-12-13T10:12:16+00:00