Think Local Act Personal Tag Listing
This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'Prevention and cost effective services'.
- SCIE's work on prevention
SCIE's work on this theme aims to assess how resources in preventive care and support can be invested to:promote independence prevent or delay the deterioration of wellbeing resulting from ageing, illness or disability delay the need for more costly intensive services .
- TeleCare Benefit Calculator Tool
Telecare can sustain people with a wide range of conditions in their own homes, and offer support to their carers, so that resources which would otherwise be spent on hospital, residential or nursing care can be allocated elsewhere in the health and social care system. Much has been written on the use of telecare over the past few years.
- Implementation of Objective 6 of the National Dementia Strategy in the North East
This project supports the regional implementation of Objective 6 of the National Dementia StrategyThe project will seek to enhance the implementation of Objective 6 through the following high-level outcomes:Development of the market to ensure there is a range of services for people with dementia living at home and their carers that meet the needs, choices and aspirations of those who use them. Supporting existing providers to develop high quality services for people with Dementia Reducing the culture of risk aversion when working with people with dementia and reducing/removing stigma as a barrier to equality The project has the following objectives:To explore the experience, needs and desires of people with dementia and their carers based on a programme of engagement and a literature review of existing regional and national evidence.
- Putting People First milestones - briefing for CQC staff
This document has been produced for CQC staff who carry out local performance assessments of councils. It forms part of the CQC commissioner assessment guide for 2009/10.
- Innovative Practice for PPF in the West Midlands
Innovative Practice - case examples from the West MidlandsAs part of the National Delivery Support Plan, Jeff Jerome recently requested examples of innovative and interesting practice across all the milestone areas that could usefully be shared. He will be interrogating the data from the PPF Survey conducted earlier this year as one means of identifying potential examples of innovative practice and also asked regional transformation leads to let him know about potential innovative practice in our region.
- Local Area Coordination in the North East
This project is exploring how the Local Area Coordination approach can support the development of Personalisation and self directed support. Local Area Coordination (LAC), developed in Australia in 1988, offers a way to build individual, family and community self sufficiency so that disabled and older people can choose to live with their families, or in their local community without compromising their quality of life.
- London Joint Improvement Partnership Telecare Survey Report
Report on Telecare in London conducted October 2009. 23 London boroughs took part in this surveyTelecare can sustain people with a wide range of conditions in their own homes, and offer support to their carers, so that resources which would otherwise be spent on hospital residential or nursing care can be allocated elsewhere in the health and social care system.
- North East Autism Consortium
The North East Autism consortium (NEAC) will drive forward the modern commissioning of care and support services for people with Autistic Spectrum Disorders and Asperger syndrome. This will be achieved in two ways:Via the delivery of the actions plans of the 4 sub regional Autism Service Development Groups (ASDG) developed from stakeholder events in 2008, which will lead to the creation of modern, cost effective and individualised services for people living in our region.
- Priorities for West Midlands Personalisation Leads 2010/11
Priorities for action by the Network/JIP/DHOutcome of small working groups on November 3rd 2009.
- South East review of Reablement
A recently completed review of reablement services in the region highlights areas of good practice and challenges. The report and research findings form part of the South East's Joint Improvement Partnership (JIP) programme of activity to support Local Authorities in the delivery of social care and in particular Transforming Adult Social Care.