Better home care for older people – NICE quick guides

In collaboration with The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE), NICE have developed Quick guides on two Social care topics – Home care, and Oral health in care homes. These summarise key points of guidance, and signpost relevant resources. We’re seeking feedback on the developments users would like to be included…

Dementia awareness raising in schools

Resources to help to raise awareness of dementia in schools Primary Schools: assemblies, 3 x lessons plans for KS1 and KS2 and ‘theme’ day ideas – https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=2892 Secondary Schools and colleges: assemblies, 3 x lesson plans for KS3 and KS4 for secondaries – https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/site/scripts/documents_info.php?documentID=2890 9th December is Elf Day.  Dress as an Elf…

Dementia training resource for health and social care providers that focuses on the specific needs of the African Caribbean community

Dementia training resource for health and social care providers that focuses on the specific needs of the African Caribbean community

As part of HEE’s work to deliver the requirements of the Prime Ministers Challenge on Dementia 2020, we commissioned a training resource for health and social care providers that focuses on the specific needs of the African Caribbean community.  I am very pleased to let you know that ‘Finding Patience’…

Dementia rarely travels alone: Living with dementia and other conditions

Dementia rarely travels alone: Living with dementia and other conditions’was launched in parliament last week, can be downloaded here.. This inquiry has brought to light the scale of difficulty faced by people living with dementia and other health conditions. Despite significant progress to deliver integrated care services and support, the…

LGA Adults Peer Training Events

LGA Adults Peer Training Events

The Local Government Association is holding a number of free one day training events for those interested in becoming an LGA peer to take part in Adult Social Care and Adult Safeguarding Peer Challenges. This includes the new Commissioning for Better Outcomes Peer Challenges. Peer challenges are managed and delivered…

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