A Learning and Development Strategy for Children's Hospices Across London

Billings, J.R. and Jenkins, L.M. and Black, Rachel (2011) A Learning and Development Strategy for Children's Hospices Across London. International Journal of Palliative Nursing, 17 (10). pp. 483-491. ISSN 1357-6321. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

Over recent years there have been several political imperatives in the UK directed toward children's palliative care and ensuring that services are high-quality, coordinated, family-centred, and able to meet the needs of children with complex disabilities. In addition, in 2010 the health and social care regulation authority in England-the Care Quality Commission (CQC)-aligned hospices with regulation and inspection requirements. This context has acted as a driver for the creation of effective education and training to ensure a skilled and expert workforce. Against this backdrop, this paper describes a project to develop a learning and development strategy for Children's Hospices across London (CHaL). CHaL educators worked with a research team to develop a unified strategy that was based on evidence of good practice, embedded in required CQC outcomes, and validated with a wider audience. The resultant strategy contains a set of four key leaming and development principles that are applicable and transferable across different hospices.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Leaming and development . Strategy . Children's hospice • Regulation
Subjects: R Medicine > RJ Pediatrics > RJ101 Child Health. Child health services
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 02 Nov 2011 10:26
Last Modified: 24 Jan 2014 09:44
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/28333 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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