Tag Archives: Peer Support in Long Term Conditions

Social Value Argument Supports Investment in Dementia Support Services (Health Innovation Network)

Summary A report from the Health Innovation Network highlights the positive social value of peer support groups for people with dementia, their carers and volunteers. It is estimated (based on just three such groups evaluated) that each pound of investment … Continue reading

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Dementia Peer Support Resource Tool (Health Innovation Network)

Summary The Health Innovation Network has produced a dementia peer support resource tool, in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society, Age UK and Innovations in Dementia. This tool is designed to assist with establishing and running peer support networks for people … Continue reading

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Self-Help Groups for People With Dementia Living in Extra Care Housing (Housing LIN)

Summary The Housing LIN Case Study No 80 summarises findings from the Mental Health Foundation’s (still ongoing) evaluation of three peer support groups for people in the early stages of dementia, living in three Housing21 extra care housing schemes. Peer … Continue reading

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Supporting Peer Support: Setting-Up, Running or Participating in Peer Support Groups (IRISS)

Summary This Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) briefing draws on lessons learned from the Evaluation Exchange project; which was a time-limited peer support network created by IRISS and Evaluation Support Scotland. The online version of this … Continue reading

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Peer Support in Long Term Conditions (Mental Health Foundation)

Summary This document, from the Mental Health Foundation (MHF) and partners, offers guidance to organisations wishing to deliver peer support for people with long-term conditions. A research project (2010 to 2011), funded by the Long Term Conditions Alliance Scotland (LTCAS), … Continue reading

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