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Prevention in social care

Part of Prevention and wellbeing

This briefing for local authority commissioners and managers sets prevention in the context of the Care Act and describes the role for commissioners and practitioners, including their distinct responsibilities and the benefits of a shared understanding and approach.

The 100-year life: the role of housing, planning and design

Part of Future of care

One in three children born in the UK today can expect to live to 100 – presenting challenges and opportunities to innovate. Co-producing housing, planning and design solutions with older people can support us to live independently in our own homes for longer – and generate new markets. This report – written in conjunction with Design Council and the Centre for Ageing Better - sets out recommendations for central and local government, builders, planners, designers and lenders.

Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities: improving services

This film for social care staff and managers looks at how services can be improved for people with behaviours that challenge. It explores a key factor to avoiding or reducing the challenging behaviour of people with learning disabilities; the people who support them need to provide better communication.

Innovation: living together

This film for social care commissioners and staff highlights two innovative approaches to meeting people’s accommodation needs. Shared Lives enables people to offer accommodation and support in their home to people who are unable to live independently. Home Share is a simple way of helping people to help each other.

Challenging behaviour and learning disabilities: independent living

This film for social care managers and staff shows how services and families can work together to improve the lives of people with behaviour that challenges. The film illustrates that, with good support, people with challenging behaviour and severe learning disabilities can enjoy independent, fulfilling lives.

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