The purpose of this guide is to support commissioners and providers of social care services to work effectively with refugees and asylum seekers.
Needs resources and services
Part of Care Act 2014
This film looks at what is meant by a strengths-based approach and how practitioners, through the assessment process, can enable people to be at the centre of their own care and support needs.
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.
A film that shows older people with high support needs who live in the community. They talk about what is important in their lives and how they like to be treated.
This film highlights the importance of commissioning good quality person-centred home care for older people with complex needs.
This film looks at improving end of life care through the effective co-ordination of health and social care services, focusing particularly on an innovative pilot scheme run by the South of Tyne and Wear Palliative Care Coordinating Centre from Marie Curie’s Newcastle Hospice.
For people moving towards the end of life a personalised approach gives them a voice and influence over their care. This film looks at how personalised care can be achieved through the Living Well tool, which involves creating a simple one page profile to record a person’s needs and wishes.
This film looks at services that enable people to die at home and includes interviews with care professionals who work in people's homes at the end of their lives.
This film focuses on the work of Nicola James, a social worker for Surrey County Council.
Guidance to support commissioners and providers of social care services to work effectively with refugees and asylum seekers