This resource is for anyone interested in induction in social care in Northern Ireland. It provides an explanation of the Induction Standards produced by the Northern Ireland Social Care Council (NISCC).
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This is a study of local authority decision-making in respect to long-term decision making and early intervention services. The study seeks to gain a better understanding of the factors that facilitate and hinder delivery of improved outcomes for children and families over the longer-term. This report synthesises the data gathered from: a literature review; 30 telephone interviews with senior officers and members in local authorities in England; and feedback from 49 subject matter experts attending five regional events.
This short report is an evidence overview of key pieces of UK research between 2007 and 2012, which focused on the implementation and uptake of personal budgets and direct payments for older people (including those with dementia) in England. It is not a systematic research review or an exhaustive examination of published research on the topic. Rather, it aims to give an overview of the main themes of research findings which help to identify the challenges and solutions to improving choice and control for older people (including those living with dementia) through the use of personal budgets and direct payments. Issues covered include: culture and system change; making choices and decisions; information and advice; direct payments and support services; understanding allowance and spend; budget management, monitoring and review; risk management and contingency planning; and older people living with dementia.
This film for health and adult social care commissioners and people who use reablement and their carers introduces Jill Hunter, who was recently discharged from hospital with limited mobility. We hear how crucially important it is for families and carers to buy into the reablement ethos and contribute to its success
This film for health and adult social care commissioners introduces reablement, which we see in operation with Jill Hunter, recently discharged from hospital following surgery. We also see how investment in a ‘step-down’ reablement unit has facilitated far more hospital discharges, reducing health costs.
This guide provides information and knowledge to support critical thinking and methods so that first line managers can apply, adapt and develop the material to their own particular work environment, current priorities and as an aid to their own continuing professional development.
This review of social care for older and disabled people shows that some services have been adversely affected by the current financial situation. There are signs though that local councils are putting effective measures in place to protect the most vulnerable people from the worst excesses of austerity.
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