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    Care Act 2014

    Resources and support to help implement the Care Act 2014

    Safeguarding adults: e-learning course

    Part of e-Learning courses

    CPD-accredited course for health and social care workers which shows how safeguarding issues can develop, and suggests ways of dealing with them that protect people at the same time as preserving their right to make choices about their lives.

    Total transformation of care and support

    Updated paper on Total Transformation, which looks at the potential of scaling up small, community-based preventative services. Originally published in November 2016, it has been updated to include additional models.

    Intermediate Care

    Intermediate care can deliver better outcomes for people and reduce the pressures on hospitals and the care system. Yet its potential has not been fully realised. Evidence offers some clear learning points that can guide the growth of intermediate care.

    Helping to prevent infection: a quick guide for managers and staff in care homes

    Part of Care providers – improvement support

    For people living in care homes, infections can be serious, and in some cases, life-threatening. This quick guide provides information for managers and care home staff on the most important methods of preventing infection. It covers hand decontamination; using personal protective equipment, such as gloves and aprons; sharps, waste disposal, and educating and informing residents and their visitors. The guide also includes links to additional sources of information. It has been co-produced by NICE and SCIE, and is based on NICE’s guideline on healthcare associated infections: prevention and control in primary and community care and quality standard on infection prevention and control.

    Innovative models of health, care and support for adults

    This briefing explains that innovative, often small-scale models of health, social care and support for adults could be scaled up to benefit as many people as possible. The challenge is to make scaling up successful. The briefing is based on research conducted during the spring of 2017 by Nesta, SCIE, Shared Lives Plus and PPL. It includes real life stories.

    Tackling loneliness and social isolation: the role of commissioners

    Part of Prevention and wellbeing

    With one million people aged 65 and over in the UK reporting they are often or always lonely, few would refute the need to tackle this issue. However, loneliness and social isolation are conditions that are difficult to identify, complex to address and hard to resolve. The evidence base for interventions to address the problems of loneliness and social isolation is emerging but inconclusive at this stage.

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