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Part of Integrated health and social care
People with a learning disability and behaviour that challenges should have the support they need to live how and where they want. Organising and developing services in the right way is the first step to making this happen. This guide focuses on achieving good outcomes for people through effective commissioning.
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 their own homes.
This video for older people care services and social workers, shows older people with high support needs who live in the community. They talk about what is important in their lives and how they like to be treated. It is based around the Joseph Rowntree Foundation’s A Better Life programme.
This film for social workers and social work lecturers and students focuses on the very rewarding, diverse but complex role of a social workers working in an adult’s services team. It also looks at the routes into social work.
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.
Community-based day activities and supports for people with learning disabilities is the subject of this online guide. It explains what services can do to help people with learning difficulties have a good day
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.
SCIE Research briefings
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