Understanding the various meanings of poverty is a very complicated task, but this learning object is designed to help you see beyond technical definitions and to understand the way poverty changes people's lives and the way they are seen by other people. This learning object will help develop your understanding of the ways poverty and social exclusion impact the lives of children and families in the U.K and describes some of the support services and networks that can help families living in poverty. This learning object is interactive and also contains video.
Video featuring a case study illustrating independent living for older disabled people in the community.
Video examining personalisation and community mental health services including recovery and service user participation.
Social Care Institute of Excellence (SCIE) feature on dementia, exploring the effective implementation of the SCIE / NICE Dementia guidelines. SCIE’s film aims to highlight the importance of social and health care working together to help people with dementia better manage their condition.
Video showing the particular difficulties families can face following release from prison and highlighting the fact these are often overlooked and unexpected even though this may be when the family needs most support.
Video featuring a case study highlighting the challenges and rewards of providing care at home for people with dementia, and showing the positive effects for those receiving this support.
Video featuring a case study of how a woman with dementia coped with moving into a care home.
Video featuring a case study demonstrating the positive effects of an early diagnosis of dementia.
Video illustrating the impact of early-onset dementia and the positive effect of skilled, knowledgeable support for the carer.
This video is taken from the 'Forgotten Citizens' Conference held in Glasgow on the 17th June 2008. It shows the interviews of John Paul Moffat saying "I think it's a good chance for people to tell their stories. Say they kept them in the past, just get them out and about. Like what you want, getting them noticed." And James Withers from the MSYP says "Basically I like people like me who stand up and speak out for themselves, rather than sit back and not say anything.