Think Local Act Personal Tag Listing
This is list shows the topics and resources tagged using 'carers'.
- Deafblind people and families' experiences of direct payments
This report from national deafblind charity, Sense, contains findings of its research into the experiences of deafblind people and families of Direct Payments. The full report includes key findings, individuals' own experiences and recommendations for government, local authorities, CSCI, local support services and Sense.
- BME communities - Increasing the uptake of direct payments. Local authority examples
These case studies are reports taken directly from local authorities and illustrate approaches taken to increasing the uptake of Direct Payments amongst people from BME communities. Each case study provides a top tip, a detailed explanation of the approach taken and contact details for further information.
- SCIE Guide 20: Participation - finding out what difference it makes.
With service user and carer participation firmly on the agenda, there is a need to find out what difference service user and carer participation is making. This online resource from SCIE is based on research to develop measures to help evaluate the impact of service user and carer participation.
- SCIE Position paper 09: Developing measures for effective service user and carer participation
This paper from the Social Care Institute for Excellence presents the process and outcomes of research into service user and carer participation in developing social care services. The paper looks at what we know about it and how evaluations are being conducted.
- Direct payments for carers
These documents show a systematic approach to Direct Payments for carers to purchase the services they are assessed as needing to support them in their caring role. They can give carers, and the cared for person, the flexibility they need to find solutions to their particular situation.
- Supporting the transformation of support for carers
In 2009 the East Midlands Joint Improvement Partnership started a project to support the implementation of the National Carers Strategy and help ensure that carers' issues are included in the programme to transform adult social care. The first phase of the project aimed to:identify innovative practice and draw out the key features of the best practice available across the region activate the links between the national carers strategy and transformation agendas establish links across social care and health in supporting carers.