Tag Archives: Personalised 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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Housing LIN’s Healthwatch Resource Mapping and Health & Housing Dashboard (Housing LIN)

Summary The Housing Learning and Improvement Network, with assistance from the Papworth Trust, have updated their Healthwatch webpages. They have also produced a section providing easy access to the latest in health intelligence (further details below). Topic area headings currently … Continue reading

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Improving Later Life (Age UK)

Summary This electronic book is a compilation of themed insights, each of the sections being written by various experts in their fields, concerning the best evidence available on the main issues in the health and wellbeing of people aged 85 … Continue reading

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Dementia Self-Assessment Tool for Care Home Managers (HSA Press)

Summary Progress for Providers is for managers of care homes supporting people with any type of dementia, at any stage. This document may help families of people with dementia looking for a care home and needing to assess different homes. … Continue reading

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New Vision for Nursing: Views Sought (Department of Health / NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary A new vision for nursing, midwifery and care-giving proposes placing greater emphasis on the importance of compassionate care and seeks feedback on how such values can be developed in health and social care. The vision seeks to understand: How … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Evaluation Report Published for Excellent Care in a Dementia Friendly Acute Hospital (University of Worcester, Association for Dementia Studies)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary We have just this week learned that the final evaluation of the New Cross Hospital Dementia Project … 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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Care Homes: Checking Progress in Delivery of Personalised Support for People With Dementia (HSA Press)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary This document from HSA Press is intended primarily for managers of care homes supporting people with dementia of all types, … Continue reading

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