Tag Archives: Resident Engagement

Foundation Guidelines for Dementia Friendly Communities (North East Dementia Alliance)

Summary This report, commissioned by the North East Dementia Alliance, might be considered a handbook for people involved in the development of dementia friendly communities. It attempts to identify how dementia friendly communities might be created, covering the core aims … Continue reading

Posted in Charitable Bodies, Commissioning, Community Care, Diagnosis, Enhancing the Healing Environment, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Integrated Care, Management of Condition, Mental Health, Models of Dementia Care, National, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Living Well Through Activity in Care Homes (BAOT / COT)

Summary The British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT) and College of Occupational Therapists (COT) have produced a set of free online resources designed to help care home residents maintain health, their sense of purpose and involvement by continuing to engage … Continue reading

Posted in Commissioning, Community Care, For Carers (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Joseph Rowntree Foundation, Management of Condition, National, Person-Centred Care, Physiotherapy, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Relate, Motivate, Appreciate: A Montessori Resource (Alzheimer’s Australia)

Summary The main dementia charity in Australia has launched a document about the application of Montessori techniques in dementia. This is part of “RELATE, MOTIVATE, APPRECIATE: A Montessori Resource”. Refer to http://www.fightdementia.org.au and the Relate, Motivate, Appreciate website. Full Text … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Charitable Bodies, Community Care, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), International, Management of Condition, Models of Dementia Care, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Personalisation, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Standards | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Consultation on Mental Wellbeing of Older People in Residential Care (NICE)

Summary The draft National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) quality standard on the “Mental Wellbeing of Older People in Residential Care” is available for preview and consultation. “The draft standard, which is available to view on the NICE website … Continue reading

Posted in Community Care, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Management of Condition, Mental Health, National, NICE Guidelines, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Better Health: the Contribution of Housing Associations (National Housing Federation)

Summary This toolkit gives examples of good practice concerning how housing associations can work jointly to improve health outcomes, with particular emphasis on partnership working with emerging new health structures such as health and wellbeing boards. Full Text Link Reference … Continue reading

Posted in Commissioning, Community Care, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Housing, Integrated Care, National, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Practical Advice, Public Health England, Quick Insights, Telecare, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment