The Development of a Care Home Data Platform in Scotland

Insights from the Care Home Innovation Partnership, Lothian – first posted in August 2020 ABSTRACT “Care homes collect a large amount of data about their residents, and the care provided, but there is a lack of consistency in how this information is collected. There is also a need to minimise the burden of data collectionContinue reading “The Development of a Care Home Data Platform in Scotland”

The Hogeweyk Dementia Village ~ care concept

Co-creators & game changers “The Hogeweyk® paved the way for a new way of care in The Netherlands and has become a great inspiration for others in world who are looking for humanizing care for the growing numbers diagnosed with dementia. Years of experience and gained knowledge results in a clear vision on the futureContinue reading “The Hogeweyk Dementia Village ~ care concept”

Home For Good: Successful community support for people with a learning disability, a mental health need and autistic people

Community support for people with a learning disability and/or autistic people can be a complex process. Even more so if people also have a mental health need. Success depends on a concerted effort across multiple agencies working in partnership with the people supported and their families. However, it can and does work, delivering a goodContinue reading “Home For Good: Successful community support for people with a learning disability, a mental health need and autistic people”

Coming soon: new call for applications for the Teaching Care Homes programme

In the autumn 2018, FoNS will be announcing a new call for applications for the Teaching Care Homes programme. This year, the focus of the programme will be on enhancing cross-system partnership working (e.g. care home/acute sector services; care home/university; care home/GP practice etc.). The partnerships should intend to develop and strengthen cross-system relationships byContinue reading “Coming soon: new call for applications for the Teaching Care Homes programme”