Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 20 No1

This is the first 2021 issue of SJRCC and with four original research papers, five shorter articles, and a book review, with accounts from Scotland, Northern Ireland, Canada, and Australia. This issue includes perspectives on the role of informal networks in young people transitioning from care, child rights education for young people involved in childContinue reading “Scottish Journal of Residential Child Care Vol 20 No1”

‘Waiting and Wanting’: older peoples’ initial experiences of adapting to life in a care home

A grounded theory study | Ageing & Society | Cambridge Core | Published online by Cambridge University Press:  16 July 2020 Marie O’Neill[Opens in a new window] ,Assumpta Ryan ,Anne Tracey  and Liz Laird Abstract A grounded theory approach, consistent with the work of Strauss and Corbin, was used to undertake semi-structured interviews with 17Continue reading “‘Waiting and Wanting’: older peoples’ initial experiences of adapting to life in a care home”

COVID-19 – Guidance for Residential Children’s Homes in Northern Ireland | Department of Health

Date published: 02 April 2020 Topics: Health policy The information and advice it provides has been developed in consultation with a number of representative bodies, and the guidance may be updated to reflect the changing situation. COVID-19 – Guidance for Residential Children’s Homes in Northern Ireland | Department of Health

The effect of a leadership support programme on care home managers

Sarah Penney Teaching and research fellow, School of nursing, Ulster University, Northern Ireland                             Assumpta Ryan Professor of ageing and health, School of nursing, Ulster University, Northern Ireland Aim To explore the effect of the My Home Life 12-month leadership support programmeContinue reading “The effect of a leadership support programme on care home managers”

The Expert Advisory Panel Report, ‘Power to People: proposals to reboot adult care and support in Northern Ireland’

A quick review of this extensive report, authored by Forum Trustees Des Kelly and John Kennedy, to see what it has to say about residential care: Firstly: Only a small proportion of older people, for example, currently receive a domiciliary care package or are living in a care home. Indeed, less than 7% of ourContinue reading “The Expert Advisory Panel Report, ‘Power to People: proposals to reboot adult care and support in Northern Ireland’”

My Home Life Northern Ireland

My Home Life NI – Leadership Support & Practice Development Programme 2017 8 Best Practice Themes Maintaining Identity: Working creatively with residents to maintain their sense of personal identity and engage in meaningful activity. Sharing Decision-making: Facilitating informed risk-taking and the involvement of residents, relatives and staff in shared decision-making in all aspects of homeContinue reading “My Home Life Northern Ireland”