A film that shows older people with high support needs who live in a care home. They talk about what is important in their lives and how they like to be treated.
Care homes resources and services
GP services for older people: a guide for care home managers. This guide supports partnership working between care home staff and GPs to improve access for residents to good medical services.
Part of Dementia
Simple changes to create a more dementia friendly care home environment can have a positive impact on a person living with dementia.
Enhancing staff development through supervision (residential setting)
Part of Dementia
This short introduction to using information and communication technology (ICT) in activities for people with dementia is aimed at managers and staff in the care sector. It includes using computers, the internet, digital media such as audio, video and games technologies and radio and television. Contents includes: the benefits and challenges of using ICT in dementia support, ICT in reminiscence and life story activities, in creative and entertainment activities and for keeping in touch. It is written in plain language to be accessible to those without technical knowledge.
This film focuses on how care homes support their staff after the death of a resident. It features Amberleigh House in Liverpool where a priority is put on helping staff though the loss of people they have cared for.
This film explores the steps that care homes can take to reduce the need for hospital admissions amongst residents despite their complex health care needs and high levels of dependency.
Social care users and academics identify examples of excellence in a range of Social Care TV films
In this film a panel made up of people who use services and social care academics looks at how excellence can be achieved in care homes for older people.
This guide aims to identify the issues that most commonly lead to safeguarding referrals from care homes.