Children’s homes workforce literature review and call for evidence

The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) recommended in its Interim Report (April 2018), that the Department for Education (DfE) introduces registration of staff working in care roles in children’s homes. They recommended an independent body be responsible for setting and maintaining standards of training, conduct and continuing professional development, with the power toContinue reading “Children’s homes workforce literature review and call for evidence”

Providers of housing with care can better support people living with dementia in Extra Care Housing

A report published by the Housing and Dementia Research Consortium, titled provisions for people living with dementia in Extra Care Housing settings in the UK, describes an online survey to explore the provisions, policies and procedures relating to people living with dementia in Extra Care Housing within the UK. Informed by findings collected through aContinue reading “Providers of housing with care can better support people living with dementia in Extra Care Housing”

‘The role of ethnicity in end-of-life care in care homes for older people in the UK: a literature review’

Frances Badger MSc BSc RN RM1*, Rachel Pumphrey BA2, Laura Clarke MSc BSc3, Collette Clifford PhD MSc DANS RN4, Paramjit Gill DM PRCGP FHEA5 and Sheila Greenfield PhD PGCE MA BSc6, Angela Knight Jackson MPhil MSc BA(Hons) RHV RM RSCN RN7 Abstract Care homes for older people are major providers of end-of-life care – thatContinue reading “‘The role of ethnicity in end-of-life care in care homes for older people in the UK: a literature review’”

Intimacy between care home residents with dementia: Findings from a review of the literature

Esther Wiskerke Jill Manthorpe First Published July 13, 2016                        Research Article    Abstract Background There is limited research on what family members and frontline care home staff consider to be the best responses to the sexual expression of a person with dementia, whilst atContinue reading “Intimacy between care home residents with dementia: Findings from a review of the literature”

Inquiry publishes literature review on residential schools

22 November 2018 The Inquiry has published a literature review of published research on child sexual abuse in residential and non-residential schools. The review covers five key areas: Pupils attending residential schools. Standards for keeping children safe from sexual abuse in schools in England and Wales. The scale and nature of child sexual abuse inContinue reading “Inquiry publishes literature review on residential schools”

Day centres for older people: a systematically conducted scoping review of literature about their benefits, purposes and how they are perceived

Katharine Orellana (a1)(a2), Jill Manthorpe (a1) and Anthea Tinker (a2) Published online:  17 August 2018 Abstract With a policy shift towards personalisation of adult social care in England, much attention has focused on individualised support for older people with care needs. This article reports the findings of a scoping review of United Kingdom (UK) andContinue reading “Day centres for older people: a systematically conducted scoping review of literature about their benefits, purposes and how they are perceived”