Updating results

446 results for Safeguarding Adults

Sort: Relevance | Date

Glaucoma

Everything NICE has said on assessing, treating and managing glaucoma in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated September 2019

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Everything NICE has said on diagnosing and managing suspected idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2013 Last updated December 2018

Preventing unintentional injury in under 15s (QS107)

This quality standard covers preventing unintentional injury in children and young people (under 15). It includes local coordination of prevention strategies, and advice and assessment to help prevent accidents in the home. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Quality standard Published January 2016

Renal and ureteric stones

Everything NICE has said on assessing and managing renal and ureteric stones in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart.

NICE Pathway Published January 2019 Last updated May 2019

Cellulitis and erysipelas – antimicrobial prescribing

Everything NICE has said on antimicrobial prescribing for cellulitis and erysipelas in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2019

Renal replacement therapy and conservative management (NG107)

This guideline covers renal replacement therapy (dialysis and transplantation) and conservative management for people with chronic kidney disease stages 4 and 5. It aims to improve quality of life by making recommendations on planning, starting and switching treatments, and coordinating care.

NICE guideline Published October 2018

Emergency and acute medical care in over 16s: service delivery and organisation (NG94)

This guideline covers organising and delivering emergency and acute medical care for people aged over 16 in the community and in hospital. It aims to reduce the need for hospital admissions by giving advanced training to paramedics and providing community alternatives to hospital care. It also promotes good-quality care in hospital and joint working between health and social services.

NICE guideline Published March 2018

Metastatic spinal cord compression

Everything NICE has said on detecting and managing metastatic spinal cord compression in adults with cancer in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published January 2012 Last updated February 2019

Myeloma: diagnosis and management (NG35)

This guideline covers the diagnosing and managing of myeloma (including smouldering myeloma and primary plasma cell leukaemia) in people aged 16 and over. It aims to improve care for people with myeloma by promoting the most effective tests and treatments for myeloma and its complications.

NICE guideline Published February 2016 Last updated October 2018

Lifestyle weight management services for overweight or obese adults

Everything NICE has said on lifestyle weight management services for overweight or obese adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2014 Last updated November 2016

Cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract: assessment and management in people aged 16 and over (NG36)

This guideline covers assessing and managing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in people aged 16 and over. These are cancers of the airways of the head and neck, including the mouth, throat, larynx (voicebox) and sinuses. It aims to reduce variation in practice and improve survival.

NICE guideline Published February 2016 Last updated June 2018

Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis and management of physical complications (CG100)

This guideline covers care for adults and young people (aged 10 years and older) with physical health problems that are completely or partly caused by an alcohol-use disorder. It aims to improve the health of people with alcohol-use disorders by providing recommendations on managing acute alcohol withdrawal and treating alcohol-related conditions.

Clinical guideline Published June 2010 Last updated April 2017

Type 2 diabetes in adults

Everything NICE has said on managing type 2 diabetes in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated August 2019

Hearing loss

Everything NICE has said on hearing loss or impairment in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2018 Last updated July 2019

Asthma: diagnosis, monitoring and chronic asthma management (NG80)

This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing asthma in adults, young people and children. It aims to improve the accuracy of diagnosis, help people to control their asthma and reduce the risk of asthma attacks. It does not cover managing severe asthma or acute asthma attacks. The investment and training required to implement the guideline will take time. In the meantime, primary care services should implement what they can of the recommendations, using currently available approaches to diagnosis until the infrastructure for objective testing is in place.

NICE guideline Published November 2017

Influenza

Everything NICE has said on influenza in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2018

Obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder

Everything NICE has said on treating obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2012 Last updated June 2019

Eating disorders

Everything NICE has said on identifying and managing eating disorders in people 8 years and over in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2013 Last updated March 2019

Acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding

Everything NICE has said on risk assessment and management of acute upper gastrointestinal bleeding in people 16 years and older in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published June 2012 Last updated July 2019

Multimorbidity

Everything NICE has said on optimising care for people with 2 or more long-term health conditions in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published September 2016 Last updated July 2017

Inadvertent perioperative hypothermia

Everything NICE has said on preventing and managing inadvertent perioperative hypothermia in adults having surgery in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2012 Last updated March 2017

Social care trainers' resource

Training resources for those working in social care

Published April 2019 Last updated April 2019

Intermediate care including reablement (NG74)

This guideline covers referral and assessment for intermediate care and how to deliver the service. Intermediate care is a multidisciplinary service that helps people to be as independent as possible. It provides support and rehabilitation to people at risk of hospital admission or who have been in hospital. It aims to ensure people transfer from hospital to the community in a timely way and to prevent unnecessary admissions to hospitals and residential care.

NICE guideline Published September 2017

Advanced breast cancer: diagnosis and treatment (CG81)

This guideline covers care and support for people with advanced (stage 4) breast cancer. It aims to help them and their healthcare professionals make shared decisions about tests and treatments to improve outcomes and quality of life.

Clinical guideline Published February 2009 Last updated August 2017

Routine preoperative tests for elective surgery (NG45)

This guideline covers routine preoperative tests for people aged over 16 who are having elective surgery. It aims to reduce unnecessary testing by advising which tests to offer people before minor, intermediate and major or complex surgery, taking into account specific comorbidities (cardiovascular, renal and respiratory conditions and diabetes and obesity). It does not cover pregnant women or people having cardiothoracic procedures or neurosurgery.

NICE guideline Published April 2016

Managing medicines in care homes

Everything NICE has said on systems and processes for managing medicines in care homes in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2014 Last updated January 2018

Care of dying adults in the last days of life (NG31)

This guideline covers the clinical care of adults (18 years and over) who are dying during the last 2 to 3 days of life. It aims to improve end of life care for people in their last days of life by communicating respectfully and involving them, and the people important to them, in decisions and by maintaining their comfort and dignity. The guideline covers how to manage common symptoms without causing unacceptable side effects and maintain hydration in the last days of life.

NICE guideline Published December 2015

Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidance (CG192)

This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating mental health problems in women who are planning to have a baby, are pregnant, or have had a baby or been pregnant in the past year. It covers depression, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, drug- and alcohol-use disorders and severe mental illness (such as psychosis, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia). It promotes early detection and good management of mental health problems to improve women’s quality of life during pregnancy and in the year after giving birth.

Clinical guideline Published December 2014 Last updated April 2018

Stroke rehabilitation in adults (CG162)

This guideline covers stroke rehabilitation for adults and young people aged 16 and over who have had a stroke with continuing impairment, activity limitation or participation restriction. It aims to improve rehabilitation for people who have had a stroke by specifying how stroke units and multidisciplinary stroke teams should be organised. It makes detailed recommendations on assessments and interventions for the functional difficulties caused by stroke.

Clinical guideline Published June 2013

Depression

Everything NICE has said on identifying, treating and managing depression in children, young people and adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated September 2019

Dementia resource for carers and care providers - quality statement 9: independent advocacy

decisions, and to express their views, wishes and choices – and the formal safeguarding role they take when the person lacks capacity....

Published February 2017 Last updated 

Dementia resource for carers and care providers

People with dementia are enabled, with the involvement of their carers, to access independent advocacy services.

Published February 2017 Last updated February 2017

Familial hypercholesterolaemia: identification and management (CG71)

This guideline covers identifying and managing familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH), a specific type of high cholesterol that runs in the family, in children, young people and adults. It aims to help identify people at increased risk of coronary heart disease as a result of having FH.

Clinical guideline Published August 2008 Last updated October 2019

Faecal incontinence in adults: management (CG49)

This guideline covers assessing and managing faecal incontinence (any involuntary loss of faeces that is a social or hygienic problem) in people aged 18 and over. It aims to ensure that staff are aware that faecal incontinence is a sign or a symptom, not a diagnosis.

Clinical guideline Published June 2007

Foot care for people with diabetes

Everything NICE has said on preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with type 1 or 2 diabetes in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published May 2011 Last updated October 2019

Surgical site infections: prevention and treatment (NG125)

This guideline covers preventing and treating surgical site infections in adults, young people and children who are having a surgical procedure involving a cut through the skin. It focuses on methods used before, during and after surgery to minimise the risk of infection.

NICE guideline Published April 2019

Osteoarthritis

Everything NICE has said on the care and management of osteoarthritis in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published February 2014 Last updated October 2019

Effective record keeping and ordering of medicines

A quick guide for home care managers providing medicines support

Published July 2018 Last updated July 2018

Discussing and planning medicines support

A quick guide for home care managers providing medicines support.

Published January 2019 Last updated January 2019

Coeliac disease

Everything NICE has said on recognising, diagnosing and managing coeliac disease in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published October 2012 Last updated October 2017

Decision-making and mental capacity (NG108)

This guideline covers decision-making in people 16 years and over who may lack capacity now or in the future. It aims to help health and social care practitioners support people to make their own decisions where they have the capacity to do so. It also helps practitioners to keep people who lack capacity at the centre of the decision-making process.

NICE guideline Published October 2018

Peripheral arterial disease: diagnosis and management (CG147)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in people aged 18 and over. Rapid changes in diagnostic methods, endovascular treatments and vascular services associated with new specialties in surgery and interventional radiology have resulted in considerable uncertainty and variation in practice. This guideline aims to resolve that uncertainty and variation.

Clinical guideline Published August 2012 Last updated February 2018

Urinary incontinence in neurological disease: assessment and management (CG148)

This guideline covers assessing and managing urinary incontinence in children, young people and adults with neurological disease. It aims to improve care by recommending specific treatments based on what symptoms and neurological conditions people have.

Clinical guideline Published August 2012

Bladder cancer

Everything NICE has said on bladder cancer in adults in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2015 Last updated July 2019

Familial hypercholesterolaemia

Everything NICE has said on familial hypercholesterolaemia in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published August 2013 Last updated October 2019

Oral health for adults in care homes (NG48)

This guideline covers oral health, including dental health and daily mouth care, for adults in care homes. The aim is to maintain and improve their oral health and ensure timely access to dental treatment.

NICE guideline Published July 2016

Needle and syringe programmes

Everything NICE has said on needle and syringe programmes for adults and young people who inject drugs in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published December 2011 Last updated March 2019

Intrapartum care for women with existing medical conditions or obstetric complications and their babies (NG121)

This guideline covers care during labour and birth for women who need extra support because they have a medical condition or complications in their current or previous pregnancy. The guideline also covers women who have had no antenatal care. It aims to improve experiences and outcomes for women and their babies.

NICE guideline Published March 2019 Last updated April 2019

Cystic fibrosis: diagnosis and management (NG78)

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing cystic fibrosis. It specifies how to monitor the condition and manage the symptoms to improve quality of life. There are also detailed recommendations on treating the most common infections in people with cystic fibrosis.

NICE guideline Published October 2017

Nutrition support in adults

Everything NICE has said on nutrition support for adults who are malnourished or at risk of malnutrition in an interactive flowchart

NICE Pathway Published November 2012 Last updated August 2017