Advancing Neonatal Developmental Care
Come together with neonatal services from across the country to share best practice advice and guidance for progressing Developmental Care in your unit. This one day NHS conference will focus on all elements of Developmental Care from involving and educating the parents, to progressing your workforce and setting up support groups for neonatal families.
By addressing empowering, educating and supporting parents and evolving your workforce this networking forum will allow you to explore the solutions to your challenges, share best practice advice and hear new ideas which you can take away and implement in your unit.
This unique networking forum with enable you to enhance the Developmental Care you deliver in your neonatal unit by focussing on:
- Empowering parents in the NICU: facilitating and supporting Developmental Care, getting to grips with the science behind the neurological developments and maintaining physiology of neonatal babies
- Educating and engaging the parents: implementing education process for neonatal parents and overcoming the challenges of engaging parents and nursing staff in Developmental Care
- Supporting neonatal families: setting up a neonatal parent support group and providing psychological support for parents during and post NICU
- Evolving your workforce: building an MDT, providing continuous education and build an action plan
This day is a must attend NHS conference for those working in neonatal services across the NHS. This event is designed for but not limited to attendance from:
- Neonatal Nurses, Matrons, Sisters, ANNPs, Nursery Nurses
- Neonatal Clinical Leads and Consultants
- Neonatal Practice Facilitators, Educators, Managers and Leads
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This event has been researched with and sculpted by the experience of past attendees from ‘Neonatal Developmental Care and Parent Empowerment - March 2017, Leeds, which delegates described as an ‘excellent day with motivating speakers and good networking opportunities’
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Progress your workforce to ensure the neurological development of neonates and support, educate and empower neonatal parents.
|9.00||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks|
Empowering parents in the NICU
|9.40||Enable, facilitate and support developmental care in your neonatal unit|
Understand the importance of parent-infant bonding: developmental, psychological and emotional impact
Educating parents on developmental care and getting to grips with the outcomes for neonates
Measuring the successes of a parent involvement and incorporating maternal presence on the unit
Carol Buxton, Family Support and Infant Feeding Specialist, Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust
|10.20||Explore the physiology and importance of developmental care for neonatal babies |
Ensuring neurological development of the neonates by exploring light, noise and temperature in the unit
Reassessing visiting hours, facilities and involvement of families: what impact does this have on the neonate?
Maintaining physiology of neonatal babies as the goal: reminding staff and parents why developmental care should be practiced
Educating and engaging parents
|11.20||Case study: Discover how one trust implemented education processes for developmental care |
Planning and preparing: explore the practicalities of building a parent focused educational toolkit
Overcoming the obstacles of implementation: engaging staff and parents, managing parents’ perceptions and overcoming nurse vs. parent control
Measuring the outcomes: parent and staff experiences and influence on neonates
|12.00||Discussion session: Educating and engaging neonatal parents in developmental care |
Would you like to determine the variation of parent education for development care? Discuss how other neonatal services provide information and assess the effectiveness of parent passports, leaflets and one-on-one teaching sessions.
Supporting neonatal families
|1.40||Case study: Practicalities of setting up and maintaining a neonatal parent support group |
Why parent support is crucial to the success of neonatal developmental care
How can you deliver the support? Practicalities of setting up and maintaining an effective support group
Discover the broader benefits: learning from experiences and using feedback to improve care
Leanna Toms, Founder and CEO, Supporting Neonatal Users & Graduates (SNUG)
|2.20||A parent’s perspective: Exploring the impact of a peer support group |
This interactive discussion session will enable you to hear first-hand a parent perspective. Utilise this interactive session to share best practice advice and gain a fresh perspective on the importance of effectively and continuously supporting neonatal parents.
Parent Representative, Supporting Neonatal Users & Graduates (SNUG)
Evolving your workforce
|3.10||Progressing your workforce: providing continuous education and building a multi-disciplinary team |
Implementing and maintaining workforce focused developmental care education resources and tools
Building a multi-disciplinary team: neonatal nurses, therapists and parents working collaboratively
Understand the value of continuous education: measure the impact on implementation of development care
Deborah Wilson, Clinical Lead Paediatric Physiotherapist, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Trust
|3.50||Interactive session: Build an action plan to drive forward developmental care in your neonatal service|
Collate new ideas, best practice advice and discuss your challenges to progressing developmental care within your neonatal unit and team. Leave this unique study day with an action plan to improve care for neonatal babies, support and education for neonatal parents and to enable your workforce.
|4.20||Chair’s closing remarks|
|4.30||Close of day|
This day is being produced by Hope Frost. If you are interested in speaking please contact Hope at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling her on 01732 897788.
This pricing structure applies across this conference and related events
- NHS or Public Sector for one place £399 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for two or three places (each) £299 + VAT
- NHS or Public Sector for four places (each) £279 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation for one place £699 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation two or three places (each) £599 + VAT
- Commercial Organisation four or more places (each) £579 + VAT
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