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Magic Me's Artists Residencies in Care Homes programme

Authors:
BEGAULT Marine, HODSON Kate, LANGFORD Susan
Publisher:
Magic Me
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
57
Place of publication:
London

The final report of the two year programme Artists Residencies in Care Homes, which was set up to show the benefits performance artists can bring to older people and people with dementia in a care home environment. It also aimed to develop new tools and techniques to support artists in this work. The programme was delivered by Magic Me in partnership with Anchor and four leading performing arts (Edited publisher abstract)

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The Adults with Incapacity Act in general hospitals and care homes: good practice guide

Author:
MENTAL WELFARE COMMISSION FOR SCOTLAND
Publisher:
Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
12
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

Updated practice guidance which sets out how decisions can be made for individuals in hospitals and care homes who are assessed not have capacity under The Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000. The Act covers decisions made about welfare, medical treatment, property and finances. The legislation is often used to help people with mental health problems, learning disabilities or dementia. (Edited publisher abstract)

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Celebrating good care, championing outstanding care

Author:
CARE QUALITY COMMISSION
Publisher:
Care Quality Commission
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
32
Place of publication:
Newcastle upon Tyne

...is: safe; effective, caring, responsive, and well-led. They cover the sectors of adult social care, hospitals and medical services. Case studies from the adult social care sector are: Getta Life Limited, which provides care for people with a physical or learning disability who live in their own homes; Rose Lodge, a care home focusing on older people living with dementia; and Harley House Care Home (Edited publisher abstract)

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Design for dementia. Volume 1: a guide

Authors:
HALSALL Bill, MaCDONALD Robert
Publisher:
Halsall Lloyd Partnership
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
120
Place of publication:
Liverpool

This guide provides advice for the design of exterior and interior environments, with the aim of promoting the independence of people with dementia and enabling them to live in their own homes for longer. It draws on the findings of four participatory research projects which brought together people living with dementia, health and social care professionals, researchers and business to develop (Edited publisher abstract)

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Design for dementia. Volume 2: research projects

Authors:
HALSALL Bill, MaCDONALD Robert
Publisher:
Halsall Lloyd Partnership
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
100
Place of publication:
Liverpool

This volume provides details of four participatory research projects on building design and dementia, which were used to develop a set of practical guidance in ‘Design for dementia: volume 1: a guide’. It also describes the participatory research approach used in the projects, which brought together people living with dementia, health and social care professionals, researchers and business... (Edited publisher abstract)

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BME elders housing and health promotion project

Author:
BIRCHALL Lisa
Publisher:
Housing Learning and Improvement Network
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
6
Place of publication:
London

The project was jointly delivered by Oldham Council, Housing & Care 21, Aksa, OHIP, and the Clinical Commissioning Group during 2014 and 2016. A number of key outcomes were identified from the project. These included: an identified need for a culturally sensitive dementia awareness package, utilizing the experience of Bangladeshi and Pakistani people; the development of a pioneering pathway to communicate... (Edited publisher abstract)

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National missing persons framework for Scotland

Author:
SCOTLAND. Scottish Government
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Government
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
52
Place of publication:
Edinburgh

...to missing persons episodes; providing the best possible support to missing people and their families; and protecting vulnerable people to reduce the risk of harm. They are all targeted at the groups most likely to go missing - children and young people; vulnerable adults; and older people with dementia. (Edited publisher abstract)

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The nature of gambling-related harms for adults at risk: a review

Authors:
BRAMLEY Stephanie, NORRIE Caroline, MANTHORPE Jill
Publisher:
King's College London. Social Care Workforce Research Unit
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
64
Place of publication:
London

This scoping review looks at the prevalence of gambling-related harm affecting people described as adults at risk, including people with dementia, people with mental health problems, people with learning disabilities and other cognitive impairments. The review includes literature on the risks from regulated gambling; the risk of harm from scams and fake lotteries; and where gambling is cited (Edited publisher abstract)

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Dementia services: findings from the Healthwatch network

Author:
HEALTHWATCH
Publisher:
Healthwatch England
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
10
Place of publication:
Newcastle upon Tyne

This briefing reports on people's experience of dementia care in England, from the help provided by GPs to support offered through hospitals and social care. It draws on the findings from 121 local Healthwatch care home visits and focused reports from 14 Healthwatch areas, and includes recommendations for improvements based on what people said. While people generally found care... (Edited publisher abstract)

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Turning up the volume: unheard voices of people with dementia

Author:
ALZHEIMER'S SOCIETY
Publisher:
Alzheimer's Society
Publication year:
2017
Pagination:
44
Place of publication:
London

Drawing on surveys and interviews, this report presents the views and experiences of people with dementia on what it is like living with dementia today. It draws on a survey of 966 people with dementia, 32 in-depth interviews with people with dementia, an online survey of 500 unpaid carers, and an online survey of 2,356 adults aged 16-75 in the United Kingdom. The findings demonstrate the gap... (Edited publisher abstract)

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