Tag Archives: Personalised Care

Developing a Person-Centred Model of Care for the Patient with Dementia (International Conference on Person Centred Healthcare; London, September 13th / 14th 2012)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary Professor Andrew Miles (Director of the International Conference and Publication Series on Person Centred Healthcare) has proposed the development of a … 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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The Home Cure (Demos)

Summary The Coalition Government has emphasised the importance integration between health and social care. Reablement programmes offer the potential for people to recover at home rather than in hospital. This Demos “Home Cure” report examines whether out-patient home care programmes … Continue reading

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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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Telehealthcare and Mental Health (University of Stirling, Dementia Services Development Centre)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012]. Summary This 2011 guide – produced by the Dementia Services Development Centre, University of Stirling and the Joint Improvement Team, Scottish … Continue reading

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Long Term Conditions Compendium (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 11, June 2012]. Summary The Department of Health has published the third edition of the “Long Term Conditions Compendium of Information”. This document should … 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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Care of Frail Older People With Complex Needs (King’s Fund)

Summary The King’s Fund invited academics, practitioners, policy-makers and representatives from patient and voluntary organisations to the Sir Roger Bannister Health Summit, held at Leeds Castle (Kent) in November 2011, to discuss the care of frail older people with complex … Continue reading

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Health and Social Care Bill Given Royal Assent (Department of Health)

Summary The Health and Social Care Bill was given Royal Assent and became the Health and Social Care Act (2012) on March 27th. The Act enables doctors and nurses to tailor personalised services for their patients, and more choice (theoretically) should be given to … Continue reading

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