Tag Archives: Personalisation of Social Care

Working Locally: Micro-Enterprises and Building Community Assets (NHS Confederation)

Summary This NHS Confederation paper covers some lessons which NHS decision makers might be able to learn from the examination of micro-scale approaches in social care. This document reviews the potential role of micro-enterprise development in integrated health, care and … Continue reading

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Use of Personal Budgets Increases 40% (ADASS)

Summary The number of people who use personal budgets allocated by councils in England to agree care and support plans is estimated to be 432,349 (an increase of almost 40% during 2011/2012), according to the Association of Directors of Adult … Continue reading

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Involving Older People in Service Commissioning (Joseph Rowntree Foundation)

Summary This Joseph Rowntree Foundation research, published in late 2011, investigated the influence of older people when given the opportunity to shape service commissioning and delivery. Initiatives into transferring power from service providers to users studied in this document include … Continue reading

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Progress on Personalisation and Community-Based Support (Think Local Act Personal)

Summary Think Local Act Personal (TLAP) are running their “Making it Real: Marking Progress with Personalisation and Community-based Support” campaign which encourages organisations funding or providing social care services to focus on improving people’s lives. Making it Real explains what … Continue reading

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Understanding Personal Health Budgets (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary This leaflet explains the concept of personal health budgets for individuals, especially those with long-term conditions, and how these budgets are expected to be used … Continue reading

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Reablement Guides (SCIE)

Summary Reablement teams across the UK support people with a range of diagnoses, including some with dementia and sometimes people with end of life care needs. Reablement should result in better health and wellbeing, improve outcomes and reduce spending on … Continue reading

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Joint Discussion on the Future of Services for Older People (ADASS / Oxford Brookes University / IPC)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary This report from the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS), Oxford Brookes University and the Institute of Public … Continue reading

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Personal Health Budgets and NHS Continuing Healthcare (Department of Health)

Summary This discussion paper explores personal health budgets for people receiving NHS Continuing Healthcare (NHS CHC). Personal health budgets and NHS CHC are defined, and background information is supplied on (1) how personal health budgets are relevant to people receiving … Continue reading

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Housing, Prevention and Early Intervention at Work: Evidence Summary (Housing Learning and Improvement Network)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary Jeremy Porteus, Director of the Housing Learning and Improvement Network, has written this overview of the health and social care … Continue reading

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The Operating Framework for the NHS in England 2012/13 (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 5, December 2011]. Summary The new “operating framework for the NHS in England 2012/13” defines the business and planning arrangements for the NHS in … Continue reading

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