Respite care: families at breaking point as councils slash funds | Alicia Clegg
Residential Forum member, James Churchill writes Something that is often overlooked in the UK’s often rancorous agonising over Brexit is that the EU does provide a helpful means for us here in the UK to work with and learn from our social care counterparts in other countries in Europe. The Erasmus+ programme provides a wideContinue reading “Supported Decision Making & the I Decide project”
Irish Times, 8th October 2018 Reports of alleged abuse of older people and persons with disabilities increased by almost 30 per cent in the past year A report in this newspaper that one in two intellectually disabled residents in care centres in the Republic were the subject of complaints of alleged abuse is disturbing. MoreContinue reading “Residential care:
a regulatory gap”
Our Story from Rachel Miller on Vimeo. Tuesday, January 23, 2018 Watch a short film to find out a bit more about our journey into the world of care.
Transition and Why It Is Important to Be Informed – Created By Parents
A quick guide for people using intermediate care services Published: October 2017 Intermediate care services help people to recover from illness or an accident, to regain independence and to remain in their own homes. This guide gives people who use the services and their families and carers an overview of: Continue reading “Understanding intermediate care, including reablement”
The Thin Edge of Dignity by Dick Weinman | Assisted Living Documentary Dick Weinman, retired professor of broadcast communications at Oregon State University, author and former radio personality delivers a moving presentation about his experience in an assisted living facility.
Dr Theresia Baumker, Health Economics & Social Care blogged on the Housing LIN in December 2016 It is important to listen. When people who are supported by the community care system in England have family members or friends who have something to say, it is important to listen. These are the people who speak upContinue reading “Home is where the heart is”