Tag Archives: Personalised Health Budgets and Dementia Services

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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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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Demos: Tailor Made Report on Personalisation (Plus a Department of Health Evaluation Study)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Summary According to this report, personal budgets may be an effective way of achieving personalisation but they do not guarantee self-directed … Continue reading

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Three Documents on Commissioning and Integrated Care (The King’s Fund, SCIE and the Nuffield Trust)

1) Social Care and Clinical Commissioning for People with Long-Term Conditions This document from the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and The King’s Fund, provides a summary of how an integrated system of health and social care can achieve … Continue reading

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Personalisation and Dementia: a Practitioner’s Guide to Self-Directed Support (Mental Health Foundation, Dementia Choices Project)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 4, November 2011]. Summary This guide has been written for social care practitioners in social services departments, working with people living with dementia and … Continue reading

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Healthcare for London Dementia Services Guide: Project Documentation

Summary This website provides access the Healthcare for London Dementia Services Guide (2009) and all related project documentation. The full list of resources linked to from this page comprises: The Dementia Services Guide. The contents of this document are summarised below: … Continue reading

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