Tag Archives: Personalised Care

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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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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