Introducing our new range of healthcare board games

 In Developing your Team, New Ashtons Services, New Product, Simplifying Product Supply

Ashtons now stocks educational healthcare board games, which are an innovative new training method to help improve learning and development in your frontline staff.

Board game topics include Drug Rounds, Care Certificate, Communication and Infection Control

How do the board games help train staff?

The healthcare board games are designed to help improve patient safety and the quality of care in your hospital, by giving staff the knowledge, skills, and confidence they need to improve the way they work.

Developed with leading practitioners and academics, these evidence-based games are collaborative and encourage discussion and friendly debate between players.

These healthcare board games help facilitate effective training of staff through:

  • A variety of learning techniques including question and scenario cards and interactive CDs
  • Games that encourage discussion and friendly debate between staff
  • Games to increase competency for staff at all levels, from Nurses and Doctors to Support Workers and Receptionists

The games are self-supporting and can be standalone or used as part of workshops and blended learning programmes – everything you need for a group session is in the box!

Healthcare board games

The healthcare board games we have available

We have four healthcare board games available:

Drug Round Game – An educational board game to help clinical staff improve understanding of medication errors and practical advice on how to avoid them. It helps players improve their knowledge of the different types of medication errors and their causes, as well as drug calculations and drugs in mental health.

Care Certificate Game – This game-based learning and competency assessment tool helps consolidate the knowledge and skills required to demonstrate competency. Includes questions and scenario cards that cover eight Care Certificate standards that are best suited to group work and discussion.

Communication Game – This game-based learning and competency assessment tool helps consolidate the knowledge and skills required to demonstrate competency. Includes questions and scenario cards that cover eight Care Certificate standards that are best suited to group work and discussion.

Infection Control – An educational board game with an interactive CD that recreates an infection outbreak on a virtual ward, challenging players on how they manage infection prevention and control. It aims to help staff gain a practical understanding of good practice and to increase staff confidence in managing outbreaks.

How to order?

To order, or for more information, please visit our medical supplies website or call our Customer Care Team on 0345 222 3550.

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