An e-learning resource looking at key issues, research, policies and approaches relating to the mental health of older people.
Older people resources and services
SCIE Research briefings
This guide offers quick and easy access to practice knowledge about how social care agencies can develop the involvement of adults including older people in developing social care services. It covers key research findings; ideas from practice; details of relevant legislation, guidance and standards; and links to further information. It is aimed primarily at practitioners and managers but will also be useful to everyone involved in promoting adult service users' participation.
This knowledge review includes a review of research evidence on the outcomes valued by older people and the factors that facilitate and inhibit achieving these outcomes. It also contains a postal survey of localities and social services managers in England and Wales known to be interested in developing outcomes-focused approaches to older people's services; and in-depth studies in six localities.
Dementia: supporting people with dementia and their carers in health and social care: full guideline
This guidance sets out the identification, treatment and care of people with dementia and the support that should be provided for carers within primary and secondary healthcare, and social care.
This report presents the results of an evaluation of the AgeInfo database, which is an information service provided by the Centre for Policy on Ageing and which is made available to the public at not cost through SCIE's own database Social Care Online - www.scie-socialcareonline.org.uk
A guide that to support social care professionals in assessing the mental health needs of older people.
This report is designed to provide a working example of 'qualitative synthesis' (a descriptive synthesis from qualitative studies) in the field of social care, specifically older people's views of hospital discharge. It focuses on older people and hospital discharge because of new policy developments and the existence of a high-quality systematic review that was relevant to the topic
This guide offers quick and easy access to practice knowledge about adult placements and person-centred approaches. It includes key research findings; ideas from practice; details of relevant legislation, guidance and standards; and links to further information.
SCIE Research briefings