Carers resources and services
Part of Dementia
One of a series of e-learning resources from the Open Dementia e-learning programme which provides a general introduction to the dementia and the experience of living with dementia. This module aims to increase understanding of the person with dementia as a unique individual and the importance of knowing their background and life history. It also covers the need to be aware of the abilities people with a dementia retain, how dementia impacts on families, friends and community and the support that is needed.
Learning organisations - a self assessment resource pack for social care
This guide offers quick and easy access to practice knowledge about implementing the Carers (Equal Opportunities) Act 2004. It includes key research findings; ideas from practice; details of relevant legislation, guidance and standards; and links to further information.
The case studies in this research resource provide an overview of user and carer participation in different aspects of the systematic review process.
This knowledge review looks at what has and what has not contributed to the successful provision of community-based day activities for all people with learning disabilities.
The purpose of this report is to share ideas about self-advocacy for people with learning disabilities and those who are committed to supporting self-advocacy such as service providers, commissioners, parents and carers.
This knowledge review includes a review of research evidence on the outcomes valued by older people and the factors that facilitate and inhibit achieving these outcomes. It also contains a postal survey of localities and social services managers in England and Wales known to be interested in developing outcomes-focused approaches to older people's services; and in-depth studies in six localities.
This guidance sets out the identification, treatment and care of people with dementia and the support that should be provided for carers within primary and secondary healthcare, and social care.
The paper aims to identify what is happening in the social care sector with the involvement of carers and the impact participation has had on service improvement. It complements Position paper 3: Has service user involvement made a difference to social care services?
SCIE Research briefings