Think Local Act Personal Tag Listing
This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'Whole family approaches'.
- The Coventry Carers' Centre: inclusive, whole-family working
"We work with carers from age five upwards, and are therefore able to look holistically at the whole- family situation and help the whole family to deal with the caring situation they find themselves in. We also have no artificial boundaries concerning the condition of the person who is being cared for.
- Family Action - Rochdale Young Carers
This is a dedicated young carers service working with 80 families a year. This service also has experience of managing personalised budgets for young carers over 16.
- The Triangle of Care - Carers included: a guide to best practice in acute mental health care
Developed by The Princess Royal Trust for Carers and the National Mental Health Development Unit with carers of people using acute mental health services, the Triangle of Care describes a therapeutic alliance between the person using acute services, staff members and carers that promotes safety, supports recovery and sustains well-being. It suggests that six key elements are present for carers when a person receives acute care services:Carers and the essential role they play are identified at first contact or as soon as possible thereafter.
- The Whole Family Pathway
Developed by The Children's Society in partnership with the Disabled Parents Network and The Princess Royal Trust for Carers, the Whole Family Pathway is a resource designed to:encourage and support the effective implementation of interagency, whole-family assessments and service delivery at local practice levels; andpromote joint working between adult and children's services. "Young carers do not care in isolation from the rest of their family.
- Family Group Conference service, Essex
Essex Social Care provides a Family Group Conference (FGC) service where they and family members are very concerned about the welfare of a child or adult and an FGC may be the best way of deciding on action. The FGC approach is based on the belief that families can usually find their own solutions to the difficulties they are facing and that children, young people or vulnerable adults have a right to have their families involved in their future planning.
- Crossroads Care, Oxfordshire
This brokerage service provides a holistic, whole-family approach, supporting individuals and their carers to use their personal budgets to maintain their family life by recognising that each has their own needs for support. "You have given my son's life back.
- Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association (SSAFA) Forces Help Support Group for the Families of Injured Service Personnel (FISP)
The SSAFA Forces Help provides families with the opportunity to meet and talk with others whose relatives have been injured while serving in the Armed Forces. It meets regularly, offering mutual support and allowing families to share experiences, information and advice.
- Implementation of SCIE guidance
Liverpool is one of six sites working with the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) to implement 'think child, think parent, think family: a guide to parental mental health and child welfare. ' This implementation plan shows how they aim to implement the recommendations of the guide using an outcome focused and integrated approach to working with families with mental health problems.