Tag Archives: Community Partners

Local Dementia Friendly Communities: Guidance for Councils (LGA)

Summary Guidance has been released by the Local Government Association (LGA), in collaboration with the Innovations in Dementia community interest company, which explains the responsibility of councils in helping to support people with dementia through the creation of local dementia … Continue reading

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Loneliness at Christmas Associated With Expected Increases in Accident and Emergency Admissionss (BBC News / NHS England / Department of Health)

Summary Members of the public have been urged to keep an eye on elderly friends and neighbours over the Christmas period. It is hoped that good neighbourliness of this kind could help ease pressures on hospital A&E departments. It has … Continue reading

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Community Health Care Inspections: a New Approach (Care Quality Commission)

Summary The Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) has set-out the plans for a “fresh start” in the regulation and inspection of community health care. The inspection of these services will involve teams which include: Expert CQC inspectors. Sector specialists and clinicians … Continue reading

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Foundation Guidelines for Dementia Friendly Communities (North East Dementia Alliance)

Summary This report, commissioned by the North East Dementia Alliance, might be considered a handbook for people involved in the development of dementia friendly communities. It attempts to identify how dementia friendly communities might be created, covering the core aims … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Watch Groups Could Provide Care for Elderly? (Telegraph / BBC News)

Summary Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb has spoken about Britain’s attitude to the elderly being “uncivilised” and called for the public to acknowledge that lonely and vulnerable pensioners living locally may be in need of help. Norman Lamb would like to encourage neighbourhood watch groups to … Continue reading

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Voluntary Groups Assist Government to Improve Health and Wellbeing (Department of Health)

Summary The Department of Health has announced the 21 voluntary sector organisations which will participate in the Health and Care Voluntary Sector Strategic Partner Programme for 2013/14. The programme helps to keep policy makers in touch with the many voluntary and community sector organisations which exist already and … Continue reading

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New Ways of Caring for Elderly People (BBC News)

Summary This BBC News item reports on how communities, neighbourhoods and families have been involved in devising projects aiming to enable pensioners feel more confident that they will be cared for in old age. In York, the Joseph Rowntree Foundation charity has established Hartrigg Oaks, … Continue reading

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