Involving people who live in care homes in the creative arts can delight, inspire and even bring health benefits. Written in association with the National Activity Providers Association (NAPA), this resource offers care teams, including activity providers, many practical ideas on how to get started.
Residential care resources and services
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This guide aims to provide specific and useful information for all drug and alcohol residential detox and rehab services dealing with COVID-19.
This resource summarises information, advice and guidance to support care home owners and managers delivering person-centred care for older people in residential care and nursing 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.
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.
Part of Prevention and wellbeing
This film explores the steps that care homes can take to reduce the need for hospital admissions amongst residents despite their complex health care needs and high levels of dependency.
In this video, people who use services and social care academics consider extracts from SCIE’s Social Care TV films to help understand quality and excellence in social care. The panel considers the quality of social care in different settings and with different people, to see how excellence can be achieved.
In this video, people who use services and social care academics consider the quality of care and support offered in care homes. The panel discusses how standards of care across the sector can be raised so that all older people can experience the quality of care demonstrated in this care home.
This introduction focuses on learning via the internet, often called online learning and is written specifically for small to medium sized organisations and businesses in the care sector. It is a useful resource for those who are new to elearning, as well as those who have some experience already.
Working with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people: people with physical disabilities: Doug's story
Part of LGBTQI+ video stories
In this film for adult social services and social care commissioners and staff, we meet Doug, a gay man with physical disabilities who is in residential accommodation. Doug believes that a cultural shift and change in attitudes in social care is vital to provide relevant care for LGBT people.
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