Monthly Archives: September 2013

ALIP: Telecare eNewsletter September 2013

Summary The September 2013 newsletter from the Technology Strategy Board (TSB) Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) and the Telecare Learning and Improvement Network has been published. It covers telecare, telehealth, mobile health, digital health and assisted living; and is funded by … Continue reading

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Comparative Study of the UK and the Netherlands: the Long Term Care Revolution (King’s College London / Housing LIN)

Summary The Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN) has made available two documents supplying the background thinking behind “The Long Term Care Revolution”, drawing on a range of evidence and learning from best-practice abroad. The second report for the Technology … Continue reading

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The Long Term Care Revolution (King’s College London / Housing LIN)

Summary The Housing LIN has made available two documents supplying the background thinking behind “The Long Term Care Revolution”. Read more: The Long Term Care Revolution. Housing LIN. Assisted Living Platform: The Long Term Care Revolution The Institute of Gerontology at King’s College London wrote the … Continue reading

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National Housing for Older People Awards (Housing LIN)

Summary The National Housing for Older People Awards celebrate the best specialist housing for older people in the UK. The award winner in the category for the most innovative extra care housing scheme has been won by Oakwood Lodge (managed … Continue reading

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Safeguarding Adults in Care Homes (SCIE Social Care TV)

Summary SCIE has produced a Social Care TV video about good safeguarding practice in a care home for older people specialising in dementia care. Full Text Link Reference SCIE (2013). Social Care TV. Safeguarding adults in care homes. London: Social Care Institute … Continue reading

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Driving Up Quality Code (Driving Up Quality Alliance)

Summary The Driving Up Quality Alliance have developed a code committing to quality improvements, largely as a response to the Winterbourne View care home failings. Health and social care providers and commissioners are being encouraged to sign-up to this code. … Continue reading

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Lifelong Neighbourhoods: Older People Add Value (URBED / Beth Johnson Foundation)

Summary This Housing LIN Viewpoint document by Nicholas Falk of URBED (a not-for-profit research and consultancy group) looks into how towns and cities can be re-designed to meet the needs of an ageing population. The underlying premise is that older people … Continue reading

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