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Helping people with dementia to stay living at home. Blog by SCIE's Pamela Holmes for the Care and Dementia Show
This guide is for people who use home care, their families and their carers. It describes the standard of care you should expect from a home care provider and explains what you should do if your provider is failing to deliver good care.
This guide explains how to achieve good oral health for people who live in care homes. It will be useful to care home managers and their staff. The guide includes an oral health assessment tool.
This is a template for conversations with local citizens and stakeholders about transforming care and support. Organisations can use this narrative to help guide those conversations.
New research into people’s experience of emergency admissions indicates that only nine per cent of older people felt that they could have been cared for outside hospital. All doctors who took part in the project felt that all of the admissions concerned were necessary.
Who knows best? Older people’s contribution to understanding and preventing avoidable hospital admissions
Part of Prevention and wellbeing
This video is based up the findings of a new study conducted by the University of Birmingham’s Health Services Management Centre and the Department of Social Policy and Social Work. Working with 104 older people and 40 local professionals, the research looked at how the older people were admitted to hospital, whether they felt this was the best place for them and what alternatives might have been explored.