Staying out of hospital videos

Videos exploring what steps could be taken to help older people avoid unnecessary admissions to hospital. The videos will be useful for health and social care professionals, commissioners and managers.

Who knows best?

This video looks at older people’s contribution to understanding and preventing avoidable hospital admissions.

Avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions: the headlines

This video looks at the realities behind the headlines about older people and their use of hospital beds, and considers what steps could be taken to help avoid unnecessary admissions.

Avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions among older people: residential care

This video explores the steps that care homes can take to reduce the need for hospital admissions amongst residents despite their complex health care needs and high levels of dependency.

Avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions: the Wandsworth community ward

This video presents the Wandsworth Community Ward initiative, and explores how it helps keep older people out of hospital through contributions from team members, strategic managers and service users and carers.