Tag Archives: Peer Support Workers

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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Post Diagnostic Support (NHS England)

Summary Alistair Burns, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Dementia, has written about the importance of support for people after diagnosis. “The need to support people with dementia, their families and carers is the next step following a diagnosis”. Full … 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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Co-Design and Co-Delivery (NESTA)

Summary This report – on the principles of co-design and co-delivery for the creation of health and care systems driven by the people within them – is part of a series of learning materials explaining how co-design and co-delivery is meant to … Continue reading

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Peer Support in Mental Health and Learning Disability (Mental Health Foundation)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 2, September 2012]. Summary The “Peer support in mental health and learning disability” report provides an overview of peer support in mental health (including … Continue reading

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