This briefing looks at how senior managers can improve the health, wellbeing and life chances of parents with mental health problems and their families. Better joined-up working between services for adults with mental health problems and childrens services is essential to achieving this.
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The big society and innovation in care and support for adults: key messages from SCIE expert seminars
These guidelines provide guidance on how to producing information in an accessible way. They were originally produced for internal use, but SCIE has now decided to make them publicly available in response to a number of requests for such resources.
This digital report outlines the recent research and emerging practice on risk enablement and practice relating to self-directed support and personal budgets
SCIE research briefing 34: communication training for care home workers: outcomes for older people, staff, families and friends
This briefing draws on a range of UK and internationally published research to look at training to improve nursing and residential care workers' communication skills.
This At a glance summarises learning from piloting of the SCIE 'systems' approach in the North West of England.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) commissioned SCIE in 2010 to define excellence in adult social care services in England. This definition was developed in consultation with a range of people who provide and use care services. It also draws on of selected research and examples of quality frameworks in social care. This report provides the definition of excellence and identifies its four essential elements. Three of these relate to improvements in people's lives as a result of using the service: choice and control; good relationships; spending time purposefully and enjoyably. The fourth element relates to organisational and service factors which enable these outcomes to be achieved and sustained. CQC will use this report to help develop its new quality information system for regulated adult care services in England.
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) commissioned the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) to define excellence in adult social care service in England to inform the CQCs new quality information scheme for regulated adult care services. The scoping and engagement report shows the detail of the work SCIE did to develop the definition, including consultations with users, carers, providers and commissioners. It includes examples of good practice from top-rated social care services.
Part of Personalisation
This At a Glance briefing examines the implications of the personalisation agenda for NHS staff
Finding excellence in adult social care services: an overview of selected approaches to excellence in social care
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) commissioned the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) to define excellence in adult social care service in England to inform the CQCs new quality information scheme for regulated adult care services. This overview looks at some of the tools currently in use to measure quality in social care, many of which informed our final definition.
This resource has been designed to support you to meet the 12 outcomes statements contained in the NQSW framework in adult services developed by Skills For Care.
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