This at a glance briefing summarises research on the topic of end of life care for people with dementia living in care homes.
Care homes resources and services
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Part of Dementia
Use this video to convince people of the value of high quality care homes for people with dementia. It can be used for training to help improve practices in any setting. It highlights the key areas of improving quality of life for someone with dementia and it shows what good care looks like, which can be comforting.
This guide aims to identify the issues that most commonly lead to safeguarding referrals from care homes.
This guidance aims to support NHS and local authority commissioners of care homes to ensure that safeguarding is central to the commissioning process and a primary concern for residential and nursing care home providers.
A guide for commissioners on how to manage short-notice and unplanned closures of care homes
Part of Personalisation
This film for social care and care home commissioners and staff, is introduced by the manager of a residential care home for older people with dementia who talks about the importance of understanding the individual, their interests, background and personal history to maintain dignity and wellbeing.
Working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people: older people and residential care: Roger's story
Part of LGBTQI+ video stories
A social care training video on the theme of working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people. In this video we meet Roger who talks about his experiences of care provided to a friend in residential care and hospice care provided for his partner.
Part of Mental Capacity Act (MCA)
Video showing the role of the Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) – includes communicating with the person who lacks capacity. Also shows why carers must be involved in best interests decisions.
This video shows how good communication with older people can improve safeguarding. In residential care it is important that staff take the time to talk to residents and to listen to their concerns. Two community projects demonstrate how people are encouraged to look out for each other and to report any concerns.
Part of e-Learning courses
One of a series of e-learning resources which explore the nature of managing risk and minimising restraint when working with older people in care homes. The resource provides an interactive exploration of definitions - what the word restraint means to different people and different types of restraint; thoughts and ideas about the use of restraint and how to minimise it. Knowing the individual, valuing the views of relatives and working as a team will help reduce the need for restraint. This resource contains audio and video.
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