Tag Archives: Short Breaks

Funding the Shared Lives Model of Support For Living Independently At Home (NHS England / Shared Lives Plus)

Summary NHS England is to invest £1.75 million in the Shared Lives Plus scheme which aims to help people be cared for at home, rather than in hospitals. “The Shared Lives model will support people who have needs which make … Continue reading

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Supporting Carers of People with Dementia (Carers Trust)

Summary The “A road less rocky: supporting people with dementia” report, from the Carers Trust, found that only 51% of carers questioned had received an opportunity to talk about their needs and the level of care they were able to … Continue reading

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Mid-Term Review: Improvements to NHS and Social Care (British Prime Minister’s Office)

Summary This mid-term review summarises the progress made by the coalition government halfway through their term in government. One section of this review covers the progress on the reforms to the NHS and social care. “We have identified four key … Continue reading

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Template Action Plan to Improve Care for People with Dementia in the Community (Department of Health)

Summary This template action plan was released as part of the Dementia Commissioning Pack in mid-2011, but was not catalogued as a separate document in sufficient detail at the time. The action plan can be used by local authorities and commissioning consortia working together … Continue reading

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Study of Unpaid Carers’ Experiences of Short Breaks: a Scottish Social Services Perspective (Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services: IRISS)

Summary This Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) research covers the findings of a Scottish study into unpaid carers’ experiences of short breaks from caring. It investigates the benefits of short breaks (provided by formal services and … Continue reading

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