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Part of Named Social Worker
Read about how the Named Social Worker initiative has supported and helped Peter, who is a 19 year old man with an autistic spectrum condition and a learning disability. From crisis point to: ‘I can't believe the change in him.’
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.
Part of Care Act 2014
Pulls together all the existing resources, policy documents and initiatives that relate to transition from children’s to adults’ services. This resource covers three cross-cutting themes: becoming an adult and achieving independence; changes in the actual services used; and explicit duties in relation to the Care Act 2014 and the Children and Families Act 2014.
Part of Co-production
Resources created to support people with dementia, their carers and staff working in dementia services providing practical tips, tools and activities to help you in your work with dementia
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.
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.
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.
This is a report of two seminars which brought together service users, carers, social care practitioners and policy makers to discuss the future of personalisation at a time of limited resources.
Part of Personalisation
This video for social care commissioners and staff, people who use services and personal assistants shows Anne MacFarlane, an older disabled woman and disability rights campaigner. She talks about accessible transport, independent living and dignity. Personalisation is about being able to do the ordinary.
Part of LGBTQI+ video stories
In this video for social care commissioners and staff, we meet Richard who was diagnosed with a learning disability at an early age. Richard explains his confusion around his sexuality and how he was not provided with adequate sex education. The video highlights the need for trained workers in sexuality and learning disabilities.
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