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    The road ahead?: information for young people with learning difficulties, their families and supporters at transition

    This report for the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) brings together the findings from three inter-linked investigations relating to the information needs of young people, their parents and supporters at transition. It was undertaken over a six month period between October 2003 and March 2004 and included: focus group interviews with young people, their parents and supporters; a systematic review of the literature on transition; and a review of the information already available for young people, parents and professionals, including an evaluation of materials by young people and parents. The project was carried out by the Norah Fry Research Centre (NFRC) in partnership with North Somerset People First (NSPF) and the Home Farm Trust (HFT).

    Technology changing lives: how technology can support the goals of the Care Act

    Reports on the key messages from a roundtable discussion on technology in social care and how it can help support the goals of the Care Act. The event was jointly hosted by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and the Department of Health and is one of a series of roundtable discussions exploring how to improve care and support at a time of growing demand, demographic change and financial constraint. Key messages from the event are reported, and include: the need to establish a national and local vision; use technology to solve a specific problem; the need to test and co-produce technological and digital solutions with people who use services and carers; the need to develop knowledge and skills in the social care sector; the importance of digital inclusion; the role of technology in data-sharing and decision-making. The report includes summaries of presentations from Jon Rouse, Keith Spink, Baroness Martha Lane-Fox, Jim Thomas, Madeline Starr and Charlotte Black. The roundtable has also used to help inform the thinking of the National Information Board.

    Organisational change in social care

    Part of e-Learning resources

    Developed by SCIE and the Universities of Birmingham and Middlesex through extensive research with frontline staff and service users, this digital resource is designed to support managers working in social care to manage change within their organisations. The toolkit provides a series of realistic scenarios in social care – a care home, an integrated mental team, an adult care team, and a learning disabilities provider – and helps the reader think through which approach would help them understand different change challenges, make decisions and implement and sustain changes. The resource also includes a directory of 32 change approaches and management tools based on a review of current literature, with a commentary on how core social care change principles can be applied to them.

    Eating well with dementia

    Part of Dementia

    Eating well is vital to maintain the health, independence and wellbeing of people with dementia. However, for many people with dementia, eating can become challenging as their dementia progresses. Some lose their appetite or the skills needed to use cutlery, others struggle to chew and swallow. Explore more about this theme.

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