A collection of resources which bring together information to help those working and caring for people living with dementia. The contents covers six main themes: Signs of dementia; After diagnosis of dementia; Living with dementia; Supporting people with dementia; Carers of people with dementia; and Advanced dementia and end of life care. Sections offer practical tips, learning activities, links to videos and additional resources. The site also contains an A-Z of terminology and links to the Open Dementia e-learning Programme.
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Simple changes to create a more dementia friendly home environment can have a positive impact on a person living with dementia.
Simple changes to create a more dementia friendly care home environment can have a positive impact on a person living with dementia.
This report provides a guide for commissioners and health and wellbeing board members. It sets out the key policy and operational drivers for a sustainable development approach to health and social care design and delivery. This includes specific detail regarding climate change and other environmental issues, but also covers social and economic sustainability. Short case studies of good practice at a local level illustrate the gains for health, efficiency, risk management, reputation and legislative compliance. There are links to further information and resources.
This report breaks new ground in examining the ethical challenges potentially posed by factoring environmental outcomes into different levels of health and social care decision-making, including resource allocation and treatments.
Report intended to help information professionals and researchers make informed choices when planning searches on social care topics
The Sustainable Social Care Programme encourages commissioners of adult social care to promote sustainable development across the sector, particularly to reduce carbon emissions and adapt to climate change. Sustainable development requires us to consider social, economic and environmental outcomes simultaneously.
Independence, community and environment: final report of the Sustainable Social Care Learning Network
Report bringing together adult social care and health with sustainable development
An introduction to the Sustainable Social Care Programme which encourages commissioners of adult social care to promote sustainable development across the sector, particularly to reduce carbon emissions and adapt to climate change.
This film gives us an insight into people’s lives and the way they want to maintain their surroundings. It’s important to support people to maintain their personal hygiene and appearance, and their living environment, and to the standards that they want.
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