Tag Archives: Personalisation of Social Care

Dementia-Friendly Personal Budgets (Alzheimer’s Society)

Summary The Alzheimer’s Society wants local authorities in England to remove barriers which may prevent people with dementia having access to personal budgets. Less than one-third of people receiving social care support for problems relating to memory and cognition have … 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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Transforming Delivery of Health and Social Care: Fundamental Changes Required? (King’s Fund)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 2, September 2012]. Summary The UK has the second highest rate of avoidable mortality among 16 high-income countries, and variations in health outcomes between … Continue reading

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NICE Social Care Quality Standards: Open for Consultation (NICE)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 2, September 2012]. Summary Social care is a new area of responsibility for NICE, following the Health and Social Care Act this year. NICE has … Continue reading

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Personal Health Budgets: Easy Read Leaflet (Department of Health)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary The Department of Health has published an easy-read version of the Understanding Personal Health Budgets information … Continue reading

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Audit Commission Indicates Potential £300m Social Care Assessments Savings (BBC News / Audit Commission)

Summary English councils performed approximately 1.8m assessments of people’s needs and reviews of their care during 2010/11, at a cost of about £2.2bn; which is around 12% of gross spending on adult social care. Councils in England could save £312m annually on … Continue reading

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Health and Social Care Reform: Making it Work for Mental Health (APPG on Mental Health)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health represents the results of a one … Continue reading

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