Tag Archives: Councils

Mental Capacity Act 2005: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards 2013-14 Report (HSCIC)

Summary This statistical report summarises scrutiny of the Mental Capacity Act 2005, with a focus on Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) data, covering the period 1 April 2013 to 31 March 2014. 13,000 DoLS applications were completed during 2013-14 in … Continue reading

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Reading / Literature-Based Interventions for Older People Living With Dementia (CRILS)

Summary Research about a reading-based (literature-based) intervention for improving the quality of life for people living with dementia involved a specific intervention, called “Get into Reading”. The following report covers this intervention based on the reading-aloud of literature in a series … Continue reading

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Survey Suggests Adult Social Care Worsening Under Cut-Backs (BBC News)

Summary More than 85% of respondents to a survey by Age UK and the College of Social Work said that care for vulnerable older people has been suffering because of funding cuts. This survey of 200 social workers suggests that the impact … Continue reading

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Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework 2013/14 (Department of Health)

Summary The Department of Health’s revised Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework for 2013/14 supersedes the 2012/13 framework. The updated framework includes new measures and has been re-aligned with the NHS Outcomes Framework 2013 – 2014 and the Public Health Outcomes Framework 2013 – … Continue reading

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Twenty “Must-Knows” on Health and Wellbeing (Local Government Improvement and Development Agency)

Summary Councils impact on health in many ways; whether in terms of open space, housing, planning, social care, sport or other services. This web service aims to help people get to grips with issues of relevance to health services and … Continue reading

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