Places like home

A really good and significant blog from Lucy Series that warrants setting aside the time to read and digest…. (the opinion of the Residential Forum) “Home is not the same as being ‘homely’ or ‘homelike’ – it is not about murals or pictures or wallpaper or knick-knacks, tablecloths and doilies. It is not even aboutContinue reading “Places like home”

An exploration of the experiences of informal carers supporting a relative living with dementia during and after the move to technology-enriched supported accommodation

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  22 August 2019 Janeet Rondon-Sulbaran ,Jean Daly-Lynn ,Brendan McCormack ,Assumpta Ryan  and Suzanne Martin Abstract The aim of this study was to explore the experiences of family carers supporting a relative living with dementia during and after the move to technology-enriched supported accommodation (TESA). The paper explores the informalContinue reading “An exploration of the experiences of informal carers supporting a relative living with dementia during and after the move to technology-enriched supported accommodation”

Embedding Community Circles in Support for Older People Living in Residential Care Homes or Extra Care

26/04/19 For the last two years Community Circles have been working with Wigan Council and the providers of residential care and extra care support in the Borough to explore how Circles can help increase person and community centred support. Community Circles took their early learning about how Circles could work and help in these kindsContinue reading “Embedding Community Circles in Support for Older People Living in Residential Care Homes or Extra Care”

Improving personalisation in care homes This care home action plan is for managers and owners of care homes for older people. It will help you to: Build a shared understanding of what personalisation (or person-centred care) means in a care home setting Identify and plan practical improvements that will make your home more personalised ItContinue reading