Commissioning relationship-centred care in Essex: an evaluation

Gillian Granville, Jane Carrier, Meena Patel, Sylvia Barker 5th Jun 2014 How can local authority commissioners work with the care home sector to ensure older people consistently receive high-quality, relationship-centred care? This report reviews the improvements Essex County Council made to the commissioning of its care home services for older people. It evaluates the implementationContinue reading “Commissioning relationship-centred care in Essex: an evaluation”

Evaluation of pilot of partnership agreement for responding to missing young people

CELCIS has published Just out having a good time, an evaluation of the pilot project: Looked After Children Who Go Missing from Residential and Foster Care in Scotland – a National Partnership Agreement. Young people in residential and foster care are often reported missing when, in fact, they have chosen to stay out later thanContinue reading “Evaluation of pilot of partnership agreement for responding to missing young people”

Impact of the Care Quality Commission on provider performance

What are the implications of our findings? Our qualitative research shows that there are a range of ways that regulators have an impact on providers beyond directing them to make specific changes. These happen before, during and after inspection. This may be part of the reason why our qualitative findings contrast with the findings fromContinue reading “Impact of the Care Quality Commission on provider performance”

Homeshare Partnership Programme Evaluation

Research published in May 2018 by Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales and the Big Lottery Fund, revealed how intergenerational homesharing can help reduce loneliness and isolation, improve wellbeing and address the lack of affordable housing options. The homeshare model is based on trust and friendship, allowing people to ‘live well’ within their chosenContinue reading “Homeshare Partnership Programme Evaluation”

Evaluation of Direct Payments in Residential Care Trailblazers

Summary In 2012, the Department of Health (DH) decided to test the extension of direct payments from community care to residential care. It invited councils to express interest in becoming pilot sites for direct payments in residential care and selected 20 pilot sites. In late 2013, DH commissioned the Policy Innovation Research Unit (PIRU) toContinue reading “Evaluation of Direct Payments in
Residential Care Trailblazers”

Transforming health care in nursing homes: An evaluation of a dedicated primary care service in outer east London

The study indicates that providing residents of care homes with increased GP access and continuity of primary care more generally may help to reduce hospital admissions.   Report            Published: 04/04/2018           ISBN: 978-1-910953-46-4                         Download theContinue reading “Transforming health care in nursing homes: An evaluation of a dedicated primary care service in outer east London”