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Tool to help recruit world class social care professionals launches
A feature sponsored by Skills for Care and Development.
Community Care - Posted 27/05/2014

Government to expose ‘efficiency gap' in local authority adults' services
Significant variation between similar councils in expenditure on services is not reflected in performance, says lead official.
Community Care - Posted 27/05/2014

Sixty Icon 'Having Alzheimer's is an adventure, not a disease'
The Momentia movement helps people with dementia contribute to society, and lessens the stigma that can accompany diagnosis.
The Guardian - Posted 23/05/2014

Overhaul social care targets to give professionals greater stake in delivering them, urges think-tank chief
Current proliferation of mini-targets divorces practitioners from intended outcomes for service users, says Claudia Wood.
Community Care - Posted 23/05/2014

Telecare: Towards the age of the cyber-codger
We have so much tech-stuff these days we often don’t know what to do with it, let alone keep up, but for older people and those with long-term illness, the technology of telecare offers scope for a new lease of life.
Housing - Posted 23/05/2014

Sixty Icon Loneliness: Beating the curse of old age
The mementos of her life are spread around Elaine Rothwell's flat.
BBC - Posted 23/05/2014

Sixty Icon How can social care providers involve service users?
Including a wide range of people and overcoming communication barriers is key to democratising decision-making.
The Guardian - Posted 22/05/2014

Dementia Awareness Week 18 – 24 May: Guinness Care and Support Encourages Partners and Customers to Become Dementia Friends
Guinness Care and Support, a part of The Guinness Partnership, is working closely with the Alzheimer’s Society on their “Dementia Friends” initiative in support of Dementia Awareness Week. Guinness Care and Support is committed to improving the lives of people living with dementia and as such is pleased to work in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Society.
24 Housing - Posted 22/05/2014

Article 8 and night-time care
The ECtHR Chamber has delivered its decision in McDonald v UK. For the reasons given below, the Court has decided that there was no breach of Article 8 ECHR following the reduction in Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea’s care services package for Ms McDonald, except for a period from November 2008 to November 2009, when her care needs were not met.
Nearly Legal - Posted 22/05/2014

Sixty Icon Bringing quality to life - John Kennedy
I am very much looking forward to the NCF Annual Conference this week (#NCF2014) - it’s always a great event.
National Care Forum - Posted 21/05/2014

What kind of people become foster carers?
A profiling tool allows fostering services to find out the values of those who foster, and can help with recruitment drives.
The Guardian - Posted 21/05/2014

European court awards payout to disabled woman over loss of night care
Ruling grants government wide discretion in balancing needs of vulnerable individuals with 'economic wellbeing of the state'.
The Guardian - Posted 21/05/2014

Sixty Icon Making a start - Dementia - Skilling The General Needs Housing Workforce
Supported by the Housing LIN and written by Sue Garwood on behalf of the Dementia and Housing Working Group, this new report and Resource Pack is aimed at providing information to assist housing providers in equipping their workforce with the knowledge and skills they need to work effectively with people who have dementia.
Housing LIN - Posted 21/05/2014

Sixty Icon At a glance 65: Better Life for older people with high support needs: the role of social care
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation has identified seven key challenges to be addressed for older people with high support needs to achieve a better quality of life. Social care has a key role to play in meeting these challenges.
SCIE - Posted 20/05/2014

Sixty Icon Dementia Awareness – Housing takes a lead...........
The word is spreading fast about Living Well with Dementia – there are a plethora of initiatives going on across the country as part of Dementia Awareness Week (#DAW2014) and a strong focus on the Alzheimers Society Dementia Friends initiative – particularly through their media campaign.
Sitra CEO's Blog - Posted 20/05/2014

The Care Act receives royal assent: what does this mean for adult social work?
To enable local authorities to provide appropriate assessments, social work must be at the centre of the new care landscape.
The Guardian - Posted 20/05/2014

Sixty Icon Supreme Court ruling leaves little room for doubt over deprivations of liberty in care
It will be far less possible for councils and care providers to turn a blind eye to the law in the light of the court's acid test for deprivations, says Roger Hargreaves.
Community Care - Posted 20/05/2014

Early dementia symptoms 'ignored'
More than half of people affected by dementia have said they waited six months or more after first noticing symptoms of the condition before seeking professional help, according to a survey.
Belfast Telegraph - Posted 20/05/2014

One in three will die with Dementia
As we kick off a week of blogs and stories in support of Dementia Awareness Week, Kelly Joynes tries to understand how dementia really affects the UK, with one in every three over 65’s said to die suffering from the condition.
Bromford Group - Posted 20/05/2014

Fear of dementia is exacerbating the condition, experts warn
Half of those with dementia delay at least six months before they will face their doctor, charity warns.
The Telegraph (register) - Posted 20/05/2014

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