Booklet summarising the UK Government's plans to improve health and social care services in England for dementia sufferers and their carers.
Communication is a two-way process. Effective communication can improve the quality of life for a person with dementia. However, experts highlight that people with dementia lack the opportunity to talk and express their feelings about the quality of their own life and services they receive.
Report of a study which looked into the experiences, views and attitudes of older family carers who are living with and caring for adult relatives with learning disabilities with a view to finding out how local services can be more responsive to this group.
Brief guide to the national minimum standards for care homes for older people in England covering topics such as what to expect from care homes, rights and complaints procedures.
Document laying out national minimum standards issued by the Secretary of State for Health which apply to care homes providing accommodation, nursing or personal care to older people.
Report aiming to raise the profile of housing within health and social care partnership agendas through providing practical examples of how services and agencies need to connect in order to deliver the services people need.
Research briefing paper focusing on the ways in which AT devices may be used by individuals, practitioners and organisations in meeting the needs of older people and examining some of the claims about the benefits of AT for people who use services and for health and social care agencies.
The report describes findings from a small-scale study commissioned by SCIE, which was undertaken as part of the My Home Life programme, a national programme aimed at supporting quality of life for those living, dying, visiting and working in care homes. The study seeks to shed light on the complexity of the issues facing care homes and to explore how managers and staff have developed strategies for avoiding or minimising the use of restraint.
Report of a study which sought people's views of existing health and social care services in Moray with a view to establishing a baseline of service user satisfaction levels against which future changes to services can be measured.
This is the seventh in a series of regular reports which began in 1998. Its aim is to provide an independent assessment of the progress being made in eliminating poverty and reducing social exclusion in Britain.