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Oldest wingers in town

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 30.4.09, 2009, p.26, 28.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The Extra Time project aims to encourage older people in England and Wales to take part in physical activity. This article reports on the Norwich Extra Time scheme, operated by the charity Football in the Community, which provides sporting activities to encourage older people to remain active.

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How to keep residents active

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 4.12.08, 2008, pp.30-31.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Ashley House care home in Borden, Hampshire provides a wide range of activities for residents - both formally structured events and spontaneous activities. This article reports on their practice and the benefits for residents.

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Can a new day centre dawn?

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 20.01.20, 2005, pp.30-31.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks at day centres and whether they continue to be outdated, despite the efforts of many to re-inventing themselves. Stresses that they need to be needs-led and reflect the needs of their users.

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The right way to go

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 24.4.03, 2003, pp.24-26.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks at what needs to be done to ensure that clients, young and old, experience a good death.

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Call me up

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 9.1.03, 2003, p.32.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Looks at a project in Northern Ireland which provides older and vulnerable people with support and information through a daily telephone call. The service operates in an area where there are problems with crime, anti-social behaviour and poverty.

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Charitable causes

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 9.7.09, 2009, pp.14-15.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

There are 2,220 charitable trusts offering £300million worth of grants in the UK. However, many people do not apply because they do not want to accept help from charities. This article discusses how overcoming the stigma of seeking charity could help vulnerable people access millions of pounds in grants.

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We now understand what dignity means

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 12.3.09, 2009, pp.24-25.
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Reed Business Information

This article discusses the progress the dignity campaign has made in raising awareness and understanding of the issues. The article also explains how Leeds health and social care services implemented their Dignity in Care campaign.

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A life-changing experience

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 23.02.06, 2006, pp.30-31.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

The government wants to extend the principles of Sure Start to older people offering 'one-stop shops' where older people can access a range of services. This article looks at the Mayfair Centre, a community centre in rural Shropshire which aims to reach out to people who may be isolated because of their rural surroundings. The author argues that it offers a good model for practice.

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Sounds familiar

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 13.05.04, 2004, pp.36-37.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Reports on one of the winners of last year's Isabel Schwarz travel fellowship. Wendy Lennon, senior social worker, travelled to Australia to look at hospital discharge of older people. Looks at a multidisciplinary learning unit (MLU); the work o of the aged care and assessment teams (Acats); and how Australians deal with hospital discharge form a social work perspective.

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Caring but not coping

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 29.4.04, 2004, pp.32-33.
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Reed Business Information

Discusses cases of carers harming or killing the older people they care for. Highlights the importance of support services for carers.

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