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.
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Evaluation of the Care Assistant Development Programme: Learning from early implementation - SCIE evaluation report for HC-One
An independent evaluation of a Care Assistant Development Programme (CADP) designed to develop senior carers into nursing assistants in HC-One care homes.
Guidance to assist local authorities in the UK involved in cross-border placements where an adult is being, or has been, placed by an English, Welsh or Scottish local authority or Northern Irish health and social care trust into accommodation in a different UK country.
This resource map Skills for Care, SCIE and selected TLAP products and services to the Care Quality Commission’s five questions and key lines of enquiry (KLOEs) during inspection. It has been developed to help managers, owners and care staff identify material to support improvement in areas where they may have concerns, or to review their current practice against recognised good practice.
Dignity in care can be promoted by providing a choice of nutritious, appetising meals, that meet the needs and choices of individuals, and support with eating where needed.This film highlights the role of good nutritional care and hydration for older people living in residential care homes
Part of Personalisation
This short social care training video is about balancing risks and freedoms for a resident of a care home. It is aimed at frontline care staff, particularly care workers in care homes. Actors have been used in the drama.
A film that shows older people with high support needs who live in a care home. They talk about what is important in their lives and how they like to be treated.
GP services for older people: a guide for care home managers. This guide supports partnership working between care home staff and GPs to improve access for residents to good medical services.
Part of Dementia
This film for care staff, managers and local authorities illustrates how simple changes to create a more dementia-friendly care home environment can have a positive impact on a person living with dementia's emotional wellbeing and independence.
This film for social care supervisors and staff is about how staff skills are enhanced through supervision for staff working in care homes for older people.
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