Part of Dementia
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Have you used or tried to use mental health services? Do you want to make a change?
The Prime Minister's vision of the Shared Society based on the “bonds of family, community, citizenship and strong institutions” sounds familiar. Community-based services already provide care and support to many people. Recent research by SCIE and PPL indicates that - if scaled up to their full potential - they can transform care, improve outcomes for people, and increase cost-effectiveness. But these types of services are not free. To scale them up they need vision - such as a five year forwar
Part of Children’s services
CPD accredited training, expert support with CQC inspection, plus free guides, films and elearning for care homes, nursing homes and home care agencies.
Last week saw much coverage of social care in the news. The issue featured in Prime Minister's Question Time on Wednesday and it was also announced that ministers will let local authorities bring forward council tax rises. SCIE's Ewan King blogged for the Department of Health giving his response; it includes some optimism for the future.
Part of Care Act 2014
Under the Care Act 2014, assessments should reflect more accurately a comprehensive picture of people's needs - including how they change over time. In this film two people, one with mental health needs, the other with a physical disability, talk about their conditions, assessment, how their needs can fluctuate and the impact this has on the level of care and support they need. The film illustrates how the new requirement aims to recognise people as individuals by endorsing a much-needed degree of flexibility and responsive care, as well as offering valuable support for people with mental health and physical health conditions which may vary over time.
Part of Care Act 2014