Shared living schemes are one way of providing more personalised services. They offer care and support to people who use services, usually older people and those with learning disabilities, in family homes. This At a glance presents the key messages from the SCIE study, 'Improving outcome for service users in adult placement - commissioning and care management', drawing out the messages for local authority managers, care managers and commissioners.
Video resource on applying outcomes in social care.
The regulations and guidance for local authorities on the services - advice, guidance and assistance - they must provide for young people who are ceasing to be looked after.
The Alzheimer's Society is the UK's leading care and research charity for people with dementia, their families and carers. They produce information and advice sheets to support those affected by dementia.
As dementia progresses people usually need more care and support. This information sheet discusses some of the issues and options to consider carefully as dementia progresses and provides some useful contact addresses.
This booklet provides an overview of ‘Your health, your way – a guide to long term conditions and self care’ for healthcare professionals. It introduces the concept of personalised care planning for people with long term conditions and supported self care, and discusses points to consider when starting the care planning process.
Web based toolkit intended for use by all those involved in working with and caring for looked after children. It comprises guidance and information on care planning, three training programmes, activities and presentations, a glossary and references.
In 2005 NICE published guidance on 'Improving outcomes in children and young people with cancer'. CLIC Sargent suggested that a review into the community based care and support needed by children with cancer and their families was required to support the full implementation of the guidance.
It is vital to tackle discrimination and inequality of access for people with learning disabilities so that this population has comparable access to health initiatives and services used by non-disabled people.
Good practice guide on supporting choice and decision making intended for all those involved in supporting adults using social care services in any setting in the public, independent or voluntary sectors.
The National Residential Child Care Initiative (NRCCI) was set up to carry out a strategic review of child care services in Scotland and produce a blueprint for their future development and direction. This report highlights the key messages which came out of the working groups which were established to undertake the review.