Maintaining independence through falls prevention and fitness programmes.
Independence resources and services
A film demonstrating the potential benefits of telecare.
An introduction to home care reablement.
A film exploring some of the ethical issues raised by the use of telecare.
The film looks at services which support young people who have been in care and are moving to independence.
The film focuses on the personal story of Philip who suffered abuse in the family home for many years. Since he spoke out about the abuse, Philip has been supported to live a full and independent life.
SCIE's response to Creating sustainable communities: Supporting independence.
Independence, well-being and choice: our vision for the future of social care for adults in England: consultation response
SCIE's response to the adult social care green paper, derived from our ever-increasing knowledge of adult social care services, gained from our extensive stakeholder collaboration and our commitment to user- and carer-defined outcomes.
This film shows a number of innovative schemes across the country that offer practical assistance for people with care and support needs. The film points out that help with small tasks can prevent people from needing a higher level of care.