Four people with dementia share their insights and experiences of living with advancing dementia.
Interpersonal relationships resources and services
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Privacy is a major contributor to providing dignity in care. It can mean making sure that a confidentiality policy is in place; or making issues of privacy and dignity part of staff induction and training.
Social care users and academics identify examples of excellence in a range of Social Care TV films
Working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people: people with learning disabilities: Richard’s story
In this film we meet Richard, a man with a learning disability talking about his desire to have a relationship.
The video looks at the experiences of Scott, a man with autism and learning disabilities, and Marie, a professor with Asperger's syndrome.
Working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered people: older people and residential care: Roger’s story
This film talks about the experiences of Roger and his partners in receiving social care support.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) commissioned SCIE in 2010 to define excellence in adult social care services in England. This definition was developed in consultation with a range of people who provide and use care services. It also draws on of selected research and examples of quality frameworks in social care. This report provides the definition of excellence and identifies its four essential elements. Three of these relate to improvements in people's lives as a result of using the service: choice and control; good relationships; spending time purposefully and enjoyably. The fourth element relates to organisational and service factors which enable these outcomes to be achieved and sustained. CQC will use this report to help develop its new quality information system for regulated adult care services in England.
Community-based day activities and supports for people with learning disabilities is the subject of this online guide. It explains what services can do to help people with learning difficulties have a good day
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