A suite of 12 resources which includes short films, reports, at a glance summaries and tools on Independent Mental Health Advocacy. The resources aim to raise awareness and understanding of the IMHA role amongst service users and mental health staff; improve access IMHA, help providing an understand what a good service looks like, and how outcomes can be measured. The resources have been produced by the Social Care Institute for Excellence in partnership with The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in Preston.
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This paper is from one of the study days organised by Social Perspectives Network, which brings together the more diverse and seldom heard voices in the recovery debate.
This Introduction to... briefing gives a brief overview of Children’s Social Care (CSC) and the relevant legislation and policy framework. It is aimed at people who have little or no experience in this area.
Part of Dementia
The Open Dementia e-learning Programme is aimed at anyone who comes into contact with someone with dementia and provides a general introduction to the disease and the experience of living with it. This programme is designed to be accessible to a wide audience and includes a considerable amount of video footage shot by both the Alzheimer’s Society and SCIE where people with dementia and their carers share their views and feelings on camera.
Part of Dementia
This section looks in detail at lots of aspects of living with dementia – for the person with the diagnosis, and their family and friends too. Staying active, eating well, behavioural challenges– all these things matter greatly and can help a person live well with dementia.
Part of Dementia
This section looks at supporting people with dementia. It discusses the physical environment (whether it be at home or a care home), and decision-making and using information and communication technology in activities.
Part of Safeguarding children
Part of Care Act 2014
This is a briefing for commissioners and providers of independent advocacy under the Care Act. It sets out emerging good practice and summarises the findings of new research from the Universities of Birmingham and Central Lancashire.
The care and support sector needs to change if it is to meet the needs of the future. The SCIE Future of care series aims to stimulate discussion amongst policy-makers and planners about the future of care and support, based on analysis of developing evidence and projections for the future.