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Prosper Newsletter Archive

In this section, you will find previous issues of the Prosper newsletter.  These can be accessed as a web page via the navigation panel on the left or downloaded as a pdf.

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.

 

     

December 2018 - Issue 45

The December Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Christmas Quiz
  • A Look back over Prosper 2018
  • Christmas Wishes
  • Done Something New and Exciting?
  • Do not despair!
 

November 2018 - Issue 44

The November Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Festive Activities
  • Poplar Bear Peppermint Creams
  • Sensory Activities at Edensor Nursing Home
  • Peter the PROSPER Penguin
  • Remember Safe Feet Are..." Happy Feet"
  • AWD End of Life Training
  • Done Something New and Exciting
     

 

October 2018 - Issue 43

The October Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Who do you share yours with ?
  • Champions Study Days
  • Pet Therapy for people living with dementia
  • Robotic Cat at Mundy House, Basildon
  • Continence
  • Prosper AWD Cohort Two Launch
  • AWD Tovertafel Pilot
  • Mental Health Awareness for people with Intellectual Disabilities Workshop
  • Manning's Methodology Corner Root Cause Analysis
  • Stop Pressure Ulcers Day 2018
  • PROSPER at Community Care Live
 

 

September 2018 - Issue 42

The September Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • PROSPER OP Community of Practice
  • Toolkit Revamp
  • Colour Coded Slogans
  • Pressure ulcer Prevention - Give it your Best shot !
  • Manning's Methodology Corner
  • Selecting 'Care Deliver Problems' and 'Good Practice
  • PROSPER OP Champion Study Days
     
 

August 2018 - Issue 41

The August Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • PROSPER Champion Study Days
  • The - 3 F's Poster 
  • Falls Prevention checklist - An easy reference visual Guide.
  • TLC Hydration Competition
  • Manning's Methodology Corner Root Cause Analysis - Part 4 
  • The Prospers 2018 Essex Care Sector Awards

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

 

   

July 2018 - Issue 40

The July Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Community of Practice - Prosper OP
  • Hydration Busters!
  • Super Drinks Champion Challenge
  • Prosper Round Up
  • Patient Safety & National Learning Disabilities and Autism Awards 2018
  • Person Centred Dementia Care 2 half days Training - Older People
  • Manning's Methodology Corner
  • The Prospers 2018 Essex Care Sector Awards

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

     

June 2018 - Issue 39

The June Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Falls Prevention, Moving & Positioning Conference
  • Prosper AWD supporting STOMP
  • ABC'S and "The Clock"
  • Oral Health Care
  • Manning's Methodology Corner
  • Care Provider Hub!
  • The Prospers: Essex Care Sector Awards 2018

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

 

 May 2018 - Issue 38

The May Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Hydration Twister
  • Residents Riddle
  • 24hr Falls Clock 
  • Outstanding Home; Frank Foster
  • Oral Health Care 
  • Manning's Methodology Corner - Root Cause Analysis (RCA)
Falls Prevention, Moving & Positioning Conference
     

April 2018 - Issue 37

The April Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Introducing PROSPER AWD
  • Nutrition/Hydration Week 12th - 18th March
  • Inspiring Ideas
  • Manning's Methodology Corner
  • Dementia Action Week 21st - 27th May
  • Dying Matters Week 14th - 20th May

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

 

March 2018 - Issue 36

The March Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Our Champions Day Special
  • Catheter Care Management
  • Admirals Nurses
  • Arthritis Awareness
  • Pressure Ulcers and Skin Care
  • Methodology Corner
  • Care Home Open Day

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

     

February 2018 - Issue 35

The February Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • PROSPER Community of Practice
  • Introducing PROSPER the PUG
  • Edensor Dignity in Action Day Event
  • Nutrition and Hydration Week 12th -18th March
  • Manning's Methodology Corner
  • Champion Day Invites 
  • Activities Co-Ordinator Workshops

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

 

January 2018 - Issue 34

The January Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Event Brite Intro
  • Residents Riddle
  • Upcoming Prosper Events - Community of Practice and Champion Days
  • Dignity in Action Day
  • Manning's Methodology Corner
  • Nutrition and Hydration Week 2018

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

     

December 2017 - Issue 33

The December Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Essex Care Sector Award Winner's - or Prosper categories
  • Residents Riddle
  • Celebrating Success - Chelmer Valley
  • Manning's Methodology Corner
  • Christmas Wishes
  • National Event Dates
  • Flu Fighters - Facts vs Fiction

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

 

November 2017 - Issue 32

The November Prosper Newsletter 'A Champions Day Special' is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Details of the Hydration Games and ideas for fun drinks to keep residents hydrated.
  • Information about Sepsis.
  • Information about Sensory Services.
  • Details of how to prevent Pressure Ulcers.
  • Infomation about Steady On!
  • QI Methodology about PDSA cycles and 5 Whys and a What.
  • Other news including:
    • Resident Riddles.
    • Festive Fun.
    • Flu Fighters.

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.

     

October 2017 - Issue 31

The October Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • The agenda for the Prosper Champions Study Days.
  • Stop The Pressure Day! 16th Nov 2017.
  • Manning's Methodology Corner.
  • Fun, Laughter and Friendship.
  • First Falls Friday - What do I do if I fall?
  • Dates for your diary.
  • Flu Fighters

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here
 

September 2017 - Issue 30

The September Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Meet the Team.
  • Prosper Community of Practice.
  • Essex Care Sector Awards - The Prospers.
  • Accessible Information Standard.
  • Brewster House Prosper Board.
  • First Falls Friday - Fear of Falling.
  • Dancing for Dignity Challenge.
  • Nutrition/Hydration Facts.
  • Manning's Methodology Corner.
  • Old Prosper Database.
  • Prosper Champions Study Days.
  • Flu Fighters

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.

     
 

August 2017 - Issue 29

The August Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • What is Charles Bonnet Syndrome?
  • Hallucinations.
  • How colour and contrast can help with sensory impairments.
  • First Falls Friday - Osteoporosis.
  • Spotlight on The Havens Sensory Indoor Garden.
  • Manning's Methodology Corner - Monthly Mapping data tool.
  • Awareness days including Fruity Friday Focus Day, World Alzheimer's Day & Stop the Pressure Day.
  • Supplier Recognition Awards.
  • Essex Care Sector Awards: The Prospers.
  • Flu fighters: How to Fight Flu this winter!

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here
   

July 2017 - Issue 28

The July Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Quality Innovation Team wins National Award.
  • Nutrition and Hydration ideas from Stafford Court & The Haven.
  • Manning's Methodology Corner - PDSA prompts and worksheet.
  • Beat the Heat guidance for Care Homes
  • 5 Whys and a What - Root Cause Analysis Techniques
  • Details of August's First Falls Friday
  • Standing and Falling linked to Blood Pressure
  • Other News including:
    • Community of Practice event.
    • Information about the Prosper awards.

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.

     

June 2017 - Issue 27

The June Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • The regular feature about 'Hands on Care'.
  • Details of the revamped Prosper toolkit including Alternative Safety 'Crosses'.
  • Manning's Methodology Corner.
  • Details of July's First Falls Friday
  • Other News including:
    • The date for the next 'Community of Practice' event.
    • Details about how to register for the Support Directory.

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.

 

May 2017 - Issue 26

The May Prosper newsletter - "A Champions Day Special" is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Information about the recent Champion Days events
  • Details of June's First Falls Friday
  • Other News including:
    • National Care Home Open Day
    • Information about Cohort 7
    • Information about the updated toolkit

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here
     

April 2017 - Issue 25

The April Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • How to use your hands as a training aid
  • How Quality improvement methodology of PDSA cycles can aid continuous improvement
  • Details about the 24 Hour Falls Clock
  • Details of May's First Falls Friday
  • Other News including:
    • National Smile Month 2017
    • Oral Health Training Dates
    • Details about What Matters to You? day on June 6th
    • Feedback from our attendance at the International Forum on Quality & Safety

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.

 

March 2017 - Issue 24

The March Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Luminous Loos - How light my night has prevented falls in care homes
  • Information about the recent Prosper Community of Practice event
  • Methodology Corner this month covers the topic 'Setting SMART Aims'
  • Details about the forthcoming Prosper Champions Days
  • Details of April's First Falls Friday
  • Other News including:
    • Prosper being shortlisted for the Patient Safety awards for the second year running
    • Information about new tools available on the Stop the Pressure website

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.
     

February 2017 - Issue 23

The February Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Information about the recent Dignity Action Day event
  • Methodology Corner this month covers the topic 'Using Driver Diagrams for Success'
  • Details about Alzheimer's Research UK fund raising initiatives
  • Details of March's First Falls Friday
  • Other News including:
    • Dates for the forthcoming Prosper Champion Study Days 
    • A reminder about Nutrition and Hydration Week in March

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.

 

January 2017 - Issue 22

The January Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • The winners of our festive competition
  • A showcase of the festive fun from around the County
  • Details about the forthcoming Nutrition and Hydration Week in March
  • A 'Handy' Reminder to avoid the spread of infection
  • An important message about the Old Prosper Database used by Cohorts 1 - 4
  • Dates for the next series of Prosper Champion Days
  • New Prosper posters available

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.

     

December 2016 - Issue 21

The December Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • How Quality improvement methodology of PDSA cycles can aid continuous improvement
  • Information in relation to Pressure Ulcers
  • Details of Prosper Homes in the news
  • Details of how to enter our Festive competition
  • Dates to be saved for events in 2017

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.

 

November 2016 - Issue 20

The November Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • An introduction to Prosper's new arrival!
  • Halloween Fun at our homes
  • Information about the recent Art of the Possible event
  • Details about how to enter our festive competition
  • Details of two prosper homes shortlisted for Great British Care Awards
  • Details of Essex County Council's 'Gift of Care' campaign

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here
     

October 2016 - Issue 19

The October Prosper Newsletter is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Information about the recent Champion Days events
  • Desserts from Days Gone By!
  • Useful Websites

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.

 

September 2016 - Issue 18

The September Prosper newsletter - "A Relay for Care Special" is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Information about the recent Relay for Care event
  • Details of GERT Suit training
  • Think Kidney Care Home resources
  • Information about keeping hydrated

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here

     

August 2016 - Issue 17

The August Prosper newsletter is now available.  

In this issue, you will find:

  • The winner of 'Home of the Month'
  • Details of June's National Care Home Day and the events held throughout the County
  • Details about the forthcoming Relay for Care event
  • Other News including:
    • Prosper database is now live
    • Information about Cohort 5
    • Dates for your diary
    • Useful Websites

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.

 

July 2016 - Issue 16

The July Prosper newsletter - "A Prosper Awards Special" is now available.

In this issue, you will find:

  • Information about the recent Prosper Award event held at Chelmsford Racecourse
  • Our exciting announcement!
  • Useful websites and updated guidance
  • Other News including:
    • Think Kidney Care Home resources
    • GERT Suits are coming

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.

     

June 2016 - Issue 15

The June Prosper newsletter is now available.  

In this issue, you will find:

  • Our 'Home of the Month' winner
  • Person Centred Care in practice
  • Other News including:
    • National Care Home Open Day
    • Patient Safety Awards
    • Prosper Awards
    • GERT Suits launch

 

   
     

 

The newsletter can be accessed from the navigation menu on the left.

Alternatively, if you would prefer to download a pdf copy, please click here.

 

 

Last Update: 5 December 2018

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