SCIE Research briefing 40:End of life care for people with dementia living in care homes.
Outcomes resources and services
How a woman with dementia coped with moving into a care home.
Part of Reablement
This briefing, one in a series on preventive care and support for adults, focuses on reablement.
A film that describes the different interventions that can help to prevent social isolation and promote well-being for older people.
Maintaining independence through falls prevention and fitness programmes.
A film demonstrating the potential benefits of telecare.
An introduction to home care reablement.
This At a glance summary examines the potential for personalisation, particularly self-directed support and personal budgets, to result in cost-efficiencies and improved productivity as well as improved care and support.
Finding excellence in adult social care services: an overview of selected approaches to excellence in social care
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) commissioned the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) to define excellence in adult social care service in England to inform the CQCs new quality information scheme for regulated adult care services. This overview looks at some of the tools currently in use to measure quality in social care, many of which informed our final definition.
SCIE research briefing 33: the contribution of social work and social care to the reduction of health inequalities: four case studies
This briefing argues that support given as social care can help improve health and reduce health disadvantage. Improving access to social care interventions is therefore important to any strategy for reducing health inequality.