So much more than a tenancy with support

Realising the Potential of Extra Care Housing Published on January 24, 2021 LinkedIn Martin Routledge, Helen Sanderson and Sharon Wilton Pete had a passion for dogs – he had them as pets throughout his childhood, had trained them during his time in the armed forces and had worked with them in sheepdog trials for manyContinue reading “So much more than a tenancy with support”

Labels that disable – meeting the complex needs of children in residential care

Janet Rich – independent child care consultant, August 2009 This paper is a practice based viewpoint grounded in the learning gained by the author from twenty years of delivering residential services to young people commonly regarded as ‘difficult to place’ or labelled as having ‘complex needs’. The main arguments presented are that residential care hasContinue reading “Labels that disable – meeting the complex needs of children in residential care”

Development of a framework of outcomes for people living in care homes

JIT / Scottish Borders, SCSWIS 2010 – 2011 Up until early 2010, activity around the development and implementation of Talking Points had focused on adults living in the community. Whilst people living in care homes had been included in several partnership areas, no specific attention was paid to the applicability of the outcomes framework forContinue reading “Development of a framework of outcomes for people living in care homes”