A short film, using actors, that depicts scenes in a care home with a resident, Emily, and members of staff. The film explores the balancing of risks and freedoms for older people in care homes.
Independence resources and services
This briefing summarises the seven challenges set out by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s (JRF) A Better Life programme which will help older people with high support needs achieve a better quality of life. It identifies key SCIE resources that will support people working in social care address each of the challenges in their practice and relationships with older people with high support needs and achieve the overall aim of supporting choice, control and quality in their lives. The challenges cover: encouraging positive images of ageing; taking a person centred approach to care; encouraging importance of meaningful relationships; treating older people as equal stakeholders in their care and support services; allowing older people with high support needs to make decisions; and being open to innovative and new approaches of providing care and support.
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.
Understanding the person with dementia helps to provide person centred care and support.
This film describes the benefits of reablement and the important contribution of families and carers.
This film discusses the business case for reablement, highlighting potential benefits from the perspective of health and social care commissioners.
In this film a panel of social care academics and people who use services look at examples of excellence in supported living settings and discuss the factors that contribute to high quality care.
A film highlighting the experiences of younger people being diagnosed and living with dementia.
Part of Reablement
This At a glance briefing is designed to help people understand what reablement is, and what family and friends can do to help.